Message from the Chief Commissioner

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Release date: Wed 24 October 2012

Last updated: Thu 6 July 2017

In this section, you will find information relating to Investigators.

What is an Investigator?

A person who on behalf of another person is employed or retained to obtain and furnish information as to the personal character or actions of any person or as to the character or nature of the business or occupation of any person or alternatively be employed to search for missing persons.

Applications for new licences must be made via the eServices Portal. Applications to vary an existing licence must be made using the Application to Vary a Licence/Registration to include additional security activities form.

Training Requirements

Please click here for Investigator Training Requirements

Registered Training Organisations

Please click here for a full list Registered Training Organisations

Additional Information

  • All Licence and Registration categories in the Private Security Industry in Victoria must meet probity requirements.
  • Prospective Investigators maybe eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). It is encouraged that you contact a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) to see about the availability of RPL.


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