Board of Private Detectives and Guards

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ

Information Regarding the 2021 Guard Employee Restoration

2021 GDE Restoration Requirements and FAQs

Guard Employee Renewal 4-Hour Continuing Education Information

Board Approved 4-Hour Continuing Education Training Providers

Board Approved Online Training Providers

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, 2021 to June 30, 2024
Renew Online:  https://mypvl.dcca.hawaii.gov
Renewals Accepted: May 10, 2021 to June 30, 2021
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: May 7, 2021
Renew By License Expiration Date: June 30, 2021

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, 2020 to June 30, 2022
Renew Online:  https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
Renewals Accepted: May 4, 2020 to June 30, 2020
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: May 1, 2020
Renew By License Expiration Date: June 30, 2020

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.
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