A criminal history background check is required for a private investigator and security guard license in Indiana pursuant to Indiana law. The information submitted with this application and the criminal history report itself are confidential. The criminal history report is used solely by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency as a condition precedent for licensure. Neither the application nor the criminal history report is accessible through or by a public records request except as otherwise provided by law.
All applicants are required to submit background checks from every state, county, and city of residence from the past seven (7) years. Please contact the State Police and local jurisdictions for instructions on how to obtain the background checks as the process and requirements vary from state to state and city to city. Background checks from third-party institutions will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit the original documentation to the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for inclusion in the application.
All applicants are required to submit a background check from the Indiana State Police. Please follow the steps below to obtain the background check:
Using your computer web browser, go to http://www.identogo.com and choose Indiana.
If you do not have access to the internet, you may call toll-free at (877) 472-6917 to schedule an appointment. If you call, you will be asked the following questions instead of completing these steps yourself.