Exam Information

PI Examination General Information

PLEASE NOTE: This office does not send the examination application or study guide materials until after an applicant has applied for a license and it has been determined they do not have the required experience.

The examination is comprised of 75 (seventy-five) questions which break down as follows: 55 (fifty-five) questions cover the current rules and regulations that govern the practice of private investigating in the state of Missouri and 20 (twenty) questions are relevant to general practice of private investigation. Applicants are given two (2) hours to complete the examination. To successfully pass the examination applicants must achieve a seventy percent (70%) or better pass rate.

The examination begins promptly at 1:00pm and is administered at the Division of Professional Registration, 3605 Missouri Boulevard, Jefferson City, Missouri, unless we have to change location due to number of applicants taking the examination.

The cost to take the examination is $80.00, which is paid at when an applicant submits their examination application. Below you will find a list of scheduled examination dates.

DateFile TypeFile SizeLast Modified
2018-02-07PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-03-08PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-04-12PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-05-09PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-06-12PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-07-19PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-08-16PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-09-11PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-10-17PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-11-08PDF File22 kb1/10/2018
2018-12-12PDF File22 kb1/10/2018