Be advised that due to the New Jersey State of Emergency regarding COVID-19, no SORA, Private Detective or Bounty Hunter initial, renewal, or Agency Owner applications will be accepted or processed during this time.
All existing security agency agency licenses and certified SORA officers will receive an automatic 60 day extension from their listed expiration date. Temporary SORA certificate holders who have not completed the training requirement and fingerprinting process will expire on their assigned dates and will not be extended. Temporary certificate holders who are expired are not authorized to work until they are properly certified.
New Jersey State Police
Private Detective Unit
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
Phone: 609-341-3426 or 609-633-9352
email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: The forms on this web page are the most current SORA related forms. If upon doing a
web search on a specific form the link brings you to a blank web page, that means that the form is outdated & has been removed.
Security Officer Information
Security Agency Owner
Bounty Hunter Information
SORA Instructor Information
Private Detective Agencies can file online at:
- Security Officer Application
- Security Agency Owner Application
- Bounty Hunter Application
- Security Instructor Application
As a matter of information, the New Jersey State Police Private Detective Unit, on behalf of the Superintendent of the State
Police, is the regulating authority for the private security industry in this state.