Frequently Asked Questions
About Private Investigators

What is the difference between a private investigator and a private detective?

That depends on the state private investigator licensing laws for your state. In many states, the words ‘private investigator’ and ‘private detective’ are interchangeable, but in some states there actually is a difference in their accepted meaning.


Do I need a license to become a Private Investigator in Texas?

Yes, you must get a license with the Texas Department of Public Safety to be a Licensed Private Investigator.


What is International Specialized Investigations license number?

International Specialized Investigations is licensed with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Our license number is A18949.