Q. I'm looking for a Private Investigator what is the best way to find one?

A: Our members provide a wide range of services including private investigations. You may find them on our Member Database. Since private investigators in Canada are licensed provincially we suggest contacting an agency in your city or province. You may also contact us through our contact page and we will refer you to one of our members, free of any charges.
 

Q. Is The Canadian Private Investigators Resource Center a licensed agency?

A: No, we are are not an investigation agency nor do we offer any investigation services. If you are in need of private investigation services please consult our member database.

 

Q: How do I become a member of The Canadian Private Investigators Resource Center?

A: Whether you choose to become a Corporate, Individual or International member you may join via:
1. Online: Membership Page
or
2. By sending a check or money order made payable to: "CPIRC"

Our Address:
CPIRC
Membership Department
2348 Chemin Lucerne, #506
Mont-Royal, Quebec
H3R 2J8
Canada

 

Q: What is the difference between "Corporate", "Individual" and "International" membership?

A: All three memberships have access to the same membership discounts, perks and Resource Center. Corporate and International members are listed in our member database and are referred potential customers, at no charge, while Individual members are not. Please visit our Membership Page for full membership details.

 

Q: My CPIRC membership is about to expire how do I renew?
All memberships may be renewed via:

1. Online: Membership Page
or
2. By sending a check or money order made payable to: "CPIRC"

Our Address:
CPIRC
Membership Department
2348 Chemin Lucerne, #506
Mont-Royal, Quebec
H3R 2J8
Canada

 

Q: I want to become a private investigator, how do I obtain an private investigation license in Canada?

A: Every province has its own requirements for individuals who want to be licensed as a private investigator. Contact your provincial licensing office for more information.


ALBERTA
Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security, Communications
9th floor, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 - 97 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 3W7
Tel: (780) 427-3441 Fax: (780) 427-2789
Website
 

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Security Programs Division
PO Box 9217 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC, V8W 9J1
Tel: 1 855 587-0185
Fax: (205) 387-4454
Website

 

MANITOBA
Private Investigators and Security Guards Program
1800 – 155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB,  R3C 3H8
Tel: (204) 945-1242 or (204) 945-2825
Website
 

NEW BRUNSWICK
Centennial Building
P. O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5H1
Tel : (506) 462-5100
Fax : (506) 453-3651
Website
 

NEWFOUNDLAND
Department of Justice
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, Newfoundland A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-2732
Fax: (709) 729-3205
Website
 

NOVA SCOTIA
Department of Justice Police & Public Safety Services
5151 Terminal Road, Ground Floor P.O. Box 7
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2L6
Tel: (902) 424-2124
Fax: (902) 424-4308
Website
 

ONTARIO
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Registrar of Private Investigators and Security Guards

Tel: (Toronto area): (416) 212-1650
Toll free: 1-866-767-7454
TTY: (416) 212-6319
Fax: (416) 212-1603
Website
 

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Department of Environment, Labour and Justice
Fourth Floor, Shaw Building, South
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-5536
Fax: (902) 368-5198
Website


QUEBEC
Bureau de la sécurité privée
6363, route Transcanadienne, bureau 201
Saint-Laurent, Québec, H4T 1Z9 
Tel: (514) 748-7480
Toll-free: 1 877 748-7483
Fax: (514) 748-0002
Website

 

SASKATCHEWAN
Policing & Community Safety Division
485 Maxwell Crescent
Regina SK S4N 5X9
Tel: (306) 787-5496
Website

 

YUKON
Yukon Justice
Andrew Philipsen Law Centre, 2134 Second Avenue
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C6
Tel: (867) 393-7077
Fax: (867) 393-6326
Website

 
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