Board of Private Detectives and Guards

Private Detective and Guards License Types

  • Guard
  • Guard Agency
  • Guard Employee
  • Private Detective
  • Private Detective Agency

RENEWAL AND RESTORATION INFORMATION

Guard Employee Renewal Information...

  • All licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal triennial by June 30, every three (3) years, (2021, 2024, 2027)

First triennial renewal began on June 30, 2018

On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021
Renew Online:  https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
Renewals Accepted: May 7, 2018 to June 30, 2018
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: May 4, 2018
Renew By License Expiration Date: June 30, 2018

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Private Detective, Guard and Agency Renewal Information...

  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by June 30 of every even-numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020
Renew Online:  https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
Renewals Accepted: May 7, 2018 to June 30, 2018
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: May 4, 2018
Renew By License Expiration Date: June 30, 2018

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Renewal Fees

On-Time Cost to Renew
Guard Employee (GDE) – active status – $105.00
Guard Employee (GDE) – inactive status – $12.00
Private Detective (PD) or Guard (GD) active status – $344.00
Private Detective or Guard (GD) inactive status – $12.00
Private Detective Agency (PDA) or Guard Agency (GDA) active status – $408.00
Private Detective Agency (PDA) or Guard Agency (GDA) inactive status – $12.00

 

Restoration Information...

Forfeited licenses may be restored within 1 year and subject to meeting restoration requirements.
Failure to restore a forfeited license within 1 year after the license expiration date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

 (GDE) Restorations for the licensing period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021
Restorations accepted: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019
Restore By: June 30, 2019
 (GD, GDA, PD and PDA) Restorations for the licensing period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020
Restorations accepted: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019
Restore By: June 30, 2019

Restoration Fees

 Cost to Restore (late renewal)
Guard Employee (GDE) – active status – $120.00
Guard Employee (GDE) – inactive status – $27.00
Private Detective (PD) or Guard (GD) active status – $419.00
Private Detective or Guard (GD) inactive status – $87.00
Private Detective Agency (PDA) or Guard Agency (GDA) active status – $508.00
Private Detective Agency (PDA) or Guard Agency (GDA) inactive status – $112.00

GUARD EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND EDUCATION INFORMATION

 

Guard Employee Initial 8-Hour Training (New applications)

 

Guard Employee Renewal 4-Hour Continuing Education