State Licensing Boards

Locate and find out information on polygraph licensing and regulation in the U.S. by contacting any of the following Polygraph Licensing Boards directly. The APA endeavors to maintain up to date information.  Please note there accuracy of this content is not guaranteed and should be verified. 

Alabama 
Alabama Polygraph Examiners Board
301 S. Ripley St.
Montgomery, AL 36104

Mailing Address
PO Box 1511
Montgomery, AL 36102-1511

Phone: (334) 353-1881
Fax: (334) 353-2563
Website: www.polygraph.alabama.gov
E-Mail: joan.beck@dps.alabama.gov

Arkansas 
Arkansas Board of Private Investigators & Private Security Agencies
1 State Police Plaza
Little Rock, AR 72209-4822
Phone: (501) 618-8000
Website: http://www.state.ar.us/directory/detail2.cgi?ID=1083

Illinois 
Illinois Dept of Professional Regulations
320 W Washington, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: (217) 785-0800
Fax: (217) 782-7645
Website: www.idfpr.com or www.idfpr.com/dpr/WHO/dtcp.asp

Indiana 
Indiana State Police
Polygraph Certification
Indiana Government Center
Records Division
100 N Senate Avenue, Room 301
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-8262
Website: http://www.in.gov/isp

Iowa 
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Division of Administrative Services
215 East 7th Street
4th floor North
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 725-6230
Website: www.dps.state.ia.us/ Divisions - Administrative Services – Licensing Bureau – Private Investigator

Kentucky 
Kentucky State Police
Central Forensic Laboratory
100 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601
Contact: Richard W. Kurtz
Phone: (502) 573-2100
E-mail: rkurtz@mail.state.ky.us

Louisiana 
Louisiana Polygraph Board

Col. Russel Bordelon

110 Hwy 1187

Mansura, Louisiana 71450

(225) 721 9452

lapolygraphboard@att.net

Maine 
Maine Commissioner, Dept. of Public Safety
45 Commerce Drive
Suite 1
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 624-7206

Massachusetts 
Massachusetts, State Police
Certification Unit
485 Maple Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: (978) 538-6128

Michigan 
Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth
Licensing Division
P O Box 30018
Lansing MI 48909
Phone: (517)-241-8205
Website: www.mi.gov/polygraph

Mississippi 
Mississippi Board of Polygraph Examiners
565 Cato Road
Brandon, Mississippi 39042
Gale Mills
E-mail: MillsPolygraph@yanoo.com
Phone: (601) 506-0488 or (601) 668-0292

Missouri 
St. Louis County Only
St, Louis County Police Department
Private Security Unit
7900 Forsyth
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 615-4656

Nebraska 
Nebraska Secretary of State
Licensing Division
State Capitol Building
Room 1305 Lincoln, NE 68509-4608

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 94608
Lincoln, NE 98509-4608
Phone: (402) 471-8606
Website: www.sos.ne.gov/licensing

Nevada 
Nevada Private Investigators Licensing Board
3476 Executive Pointe Way
Suite 14
Carson City Nevada 89706
Phone: (775) 687-3223
Fax: (775) 687-3226
Website: www.nevadapilb.glsuite.us

New Mexico 
New Mexico Private Investigations Advisory Board
Toney Anaya Building
2550 Cerrillos Road, Second Floor
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Mailing Address:
PO Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505) 476-4650 or (505) 476-4664
Fax: (505) 476-4615
Website: www.rld.state.nm.us/PrivateInvestigations/

New York 
Suffolk County Only
License no longer being issued per Consumer Affairs office 2-18-2010
Not known if law repealed
Phone: (613) 853-4600

North Carolina 
North Carolina Department of Justice
Training and Standards Division
Private Protective Services Board
1631 Midtown Place, Suite 104
Raleigh, N.C. 27609
Phone: (919) 875-3611
Fax: (919)-875-3609
Website: http://www.nccommerce.com/en/BusinessServices/StartYourBusiness/Business...

North Dakota 
North Dakota Office of Attorney General
Licensing Section
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Department 125
Bismarck, ND 58505-0040
Phone: (701) 328-2329
Fax: (701) 328-3535
Website: www.ag.nd.gov/Licensing/Polygraph/Polygraph.htm

Oklahoma 
Oklahoma Polygraph Examiners Board
2401 Egypt Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820
Phone: (405) 239-5112
Fax: (405) 239-5182
Website: http://www.ok.gov/cleet/Licensing/Polygraph_Examiner/index.html

Oregon 
Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
Standards and Certification
4190 Aumsville Highway, SE
Salem, OR 97317
Phone: (503) 378-2328 or (503) 378-2100
Fax: (503) 378-4600
Website: http://oregon.gov/DPSST/SC/index.shtml

South Carolina 
State Law Enforcement Division
Polygraph Section
4400 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
Mailing Address:
PO Box 21398
Columbia, SC 29221-1398
Phone: (803) 737-9060
Website: http://www.sled.sc.gov/default.aspx?MenuID=Home

South Dakota 
Law Enforcement Standards & Training Commission
Division of Criminal Investigation
George S, Mickelson Criminal Justice Center
1302 East Highway 14
Suite 5
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-8505
Phone: (605) 773-3584
Fax: (605) 733-7203
Website: www.dci.sd.gov/let/manual/stcommission.htm

Tennessee 
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Private Investigation and Polygraph Commission
Andrew Johnson Building
710 James Robertson Pkwy
8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243

Mailing Address:
Dave Crockett Tower
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone: (615) 741-4827
Fax: (615) 532-2965
Website:www.tn.gov/commerce/boards/pi/index.shtml

Texas 
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
920 Colorado
Austin, TX 78701

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711

Phone: (512) 463-6599
Fax: (512) 475-2871
Website: www.license.state.tx.us/

Utah 
State of Utah
Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
Heber M. Wells Building
160 East 300 Suth

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741

Phone: (801) 530-6682
Fax: (801) 530-6511

Vermont 
Vermont State Police
Department of Public Safety
103 S Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2101

Phone: (802) 244-8781
Fax: (802) 241-5551

Website: http://www.vtlmi.info/licocc.cfm?page=license&licenseid=polygraphwww.dps.state.vt.us/vtsp/polygraph.html

Virginia 
Commonwealth of Virginia
Department of Professiona and Ocupational Regulation
9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, Virginia 23233-1485
Phone: (804) 367-6166
Website: http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/dporweb/forms/pol/16lic.pdf

West Virginia 
West Virginia
Director of Wage & Hour
Division of Labor
749 B Buliding 6 Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-7890 Ex 145
Fax: (304) 558-2415
Website: www.wvlabor.org