State Licensing Boards & Associations

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 the accuracy of this content is not guaranteed and should be verified.

 

The APA is grateful to the following people who generously donated their time and effort to update this list as of August, 2019: Mr. David Willoughby, Mr. Michael Conkey, Ms. Kari Bumbleburg, Mr. Rick Jordan and Mr. Donnie Dutton.

Also, HERE is a list of state polygraph associations.  Again, we do our best to keep the list updated but ask you verify the content.

Alabama

Board of Polygraph Examiners

500 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 353-1881

https://www.polygraph.alabama.gov/

 

Alaska —No License Required

 

Arkansas

Arkansas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies

1 State Police Plaza Drive Little Rock, AR 72209

(501) 618-8600

https://portal.arkansas.gov

 

California - No License Required

  

Colorado - No License Required  

 

Connecticut - No License Required         

 

Delaware - No License Required  

 

Washington D.C. – No License Required

 

Florida - No License Required

 

Georgia - No License Required

 

Hawaii - No License Required

 

Idaho - No License Required

 

Illinois

Professional Regulation

P.O. Box 7007

Springfield, Illinois 62791

1-800-560-6420

https://www.idfpr.com

 

Indiana

Voluntary certification.

Indiana Government Center North 100 North Senate Ave., Room 312

Indianapolis, IN 46204

1-800-457-8283

https://www.in.gov

 

Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Safety

Program Services Bureau

Department of Public Safety Building

215 East 7th Street, 4th floor

Des Moines, IA 50319-0045

(515) 725-6230

https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov

 

Kansas - No License Required

 

Kentucky

Kentucky State Police. Polygraph Unit

1250 Louisville Rd. Frankfort KY 40601

(502) 782-2025

 

Louisiana

Louisiana Polygraph Board 110 Hwy 1187 Mansura, LA 71350

Phone 225-721-9452

 

Maine

Maine State Police

Special Investigations

164 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0164

(207) 624-7216

Fax: (207) 287-3424

[email protected]

 

Maryland- No License Required   

 

Massachusetts

State Police Special Licensing Unit 485 Maple St. Danvers, Ma

01923

(978) 538-6128

 

Michigan

Dept. of Licensing and Regulation

P.O. Box 30670Lansing, MI 48909

(517) 241-9221

www.michigan.gov/polygraph .

 

Minnesota- No License Required

 

Mississippi

Board of Professional Polygraph Examiners

P. O. Box 720519, Jackson MS 39272-0519

(601) 506-0488

https://www.sos.ms.gov/

 

Missouri

License required (in St. Louis County only); otherwise, no license required

 

DCI Polygraph

St. Louis County Police Department 7900 Forsyth Blvd.

Clayton, MO 63105

 

Montana - No License Required

 

Nebraska

Administrative Secretary

Polygraph Examiners Licensing

1201 N. St. Suite 120

Lincoln, NE 68509-4608

(402)471-8606

 

Nevada

704 W. Nye Lane
Suite 203
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: (775) 687-3223
Fax: (775) 687-3226

[email protected]

 

New Hampshire - No License Required  

 

New JerseyNo License Required

 

New Mexico

New Mexico Private Investigations Board
2550 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 - Physical Address
PO Box 25101, Santa Fe, NM 87504 - Mailing Address
(505) 476-4622
(505) 476-4645 Fax

Please DO NOT send regular mail to the physical address as it will be delayed.

[email protected]

 

New York – No License Required

 

North Carolina

Private Protective Services

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 919-788-5320

 

North Dakota

Office of Attorney General

Licensing Section

600E Boulevard Ave. Dept. 125

Bismarck, ND 58505-0040

(701)-328-2329

 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Board of Polygraph Examiners

3530 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.

P.O. Box 11476

Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0476

(405) 372-4171

https://apps.ok.gov

 

Ohio - No License Required

 

Oregon

Department of Public Safety,Standards, and Training

4190 Aumsville Highway

Salem, OR 97317

(503)378-2100

 

Pennsylvania - No License Required

        

Rhode Island - No License Required

 

South Carolina

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division: Polygraph Section

P.O. Box 21398

Columbia, S.C. 29221-1398

Physical Address: 4400 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210

 

South Dakota

Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission

Capitol Building, 3rd Floor - 500 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-5070 

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (605) 773-3251 
Staff Fax: (605) 773-4576

 

Tennessee

Private Investigations and Polygraph Commission

Davy Crockett Tower, 2nd Floor

Nashville, TN 37243

 

Texas

Polygraph Examiners Board

P.O. Box 12157 Austin, TX 78711

800-803-9202

https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/polygraph

 

Utah

Bureau of Regulatory Licensing Department of Public Safety 4501 South 2700 West

Salt Lake City, UT 84119

Ph: (801) 530-6628

 

Vermont

Vermont State Police Polygraph Section

45 State Street

Waterbury, VT 05671-2101

Ph: (802) 244-8781

 

Virginia

Virginia Polygraph Examiners

Advisory Board

Perimeter Center, Suite 400

9960 Mayland Drive

Richmond, VA 23233

804-367-8511 or 804-367-7226

Fax: 866-430-1033

Email: [email protected]

 

West Virginia

Director, Wage and Hour Division of Labor

1900 Kanawha Blvd East State Capitol Complex Building 3, Room 200

Charleston, WV 25305

Ph: (304)558-7890

 

Washington - unknown

Wisconsin - No License Required            

Wyoming - No License Required