To print a page in the RCW, use your browser’s normal print functions (Ctrl-P on a PC, Command-P on a Mac, or File > Print on either). The resulting printed page will show just the content and not the banner at the top, the left-side navigation, or the footer links. To see how the page will look before you print it, use your browser’s Print Preview.

Chapter 18.165 RCW


Private investigator licenseRequirements.
Armed private investigator licenseRequirements.
Private investigator agency licenseRequirements, restrictionsAssignment or transfer.
Armed private investigator license authorityRegistration of firearms.
Investigation of applicants.
License cards and certificatesIssuance and requirements.
Preassignment training and testing.
Agency licenseSurety bond or certificate of insurance required.
Regulatory provisions exclusiveAuthority of the state and political subdivisions.
Out-of-state private investigators operating across state lines.
Required notice of certain occurrences.
Out-of-state private investigatorsApplicationFeeTemporary assignment.
Licenses requiredUse of public law enforcement insignia prohibitedPenaltiesEnforcement.
Transfer of license.
Unprofessional conduct.
Display of firearms while soliciting clients.
Authority of director.
Inability to practice by reason of a mental or physical conditionStatement of chargesHearingSanctionsMental or physical examinationsPresumed consent for examination.
Unprofessional, unlawful conduct or inability to practicePenalties.
Enforcement of orders for payment of fines.
Application of administrative procedure act to acts of the director.
License or certificate suspensionNonpayment or default on educational loan or scholarship.
License suspensionNoncompliance with support orderReissuance.
Uniform regulation of business and professions act.
Military training or experience.
Severability1991 c 328.