You are not conducting a private investigation business and are exempt from the requirement to be licensed as a private investigator if you are:
See detailed information about private investigation licensing here.
An individual is exempt from the requirements to be licensed if he or she is:
This exemption does not apply to a security guard business. See detailed information about security guard licensing here.
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.8000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: InvestigationSupport@wvsos.gov