NCISS Membership and Benefits

As many members are part of other state, national and international associations with varying benefits, at NCISS we offer unique benefits - from legislative advocacy and alerts to multi-association integral networking.  Your NCISS membership extends to tens of thousands of friends and colleagues in the investigation and security professions.

Details of benefits are at NCISS - Your Voice, Your Benefits 2017 (2ndQtr)

Membership Application

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Regular Member:

An individual who is licensed, when licensing or the equivalent is required by the state or jurisdiction in which they do business, to conduct private investigation or security guard business, or is an officer, partner, or designated representative of a licensed investigative or security agency. There shall be two categories of Regular Membership.
a.) (Dues $ 99) A Silver Member will receive all the rights and privileges of membership for one year, but shall not have the right to vote or hold office.
b.) (Dues $ 175) A Gold Member will receive all the rights and privileges of membership.

Affiliate Member:  (Dues $175)


An individual employed by a government entity, law firm, insurance firm as a SIU investigator or holds a similar investigative or security related position with a governmental, corporate or other business related entity. Affiliate members may not hold office within the Council and will not have voting rights. Affiliate members may serve on committees, but not as chair of said committee.

Apply for Membership to receive further information and a complete package of membership, which includes the membership application.

Associate Member: (Dues $75)

An individual who is not licensed, when licensing or the equivalent is required by the state or jurisdiction in which they do business, and is the employee of a licensed private investigator or security guard company who is a Regular member of the Association. Associate members shall not have the right to vote or hold office.

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to receive further information and a complete package of membership, which includes the membership application.

Service Member: (Dues $250)

An individual or company that provides services relative to the investigation or security industry. A Service member shall not have the right to vote or hold office.

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Association Member: (Dues $100)

A non-profit state, regional, or national association whose chief membership are private investigators, private investigative agencies, and/or security guard companies. The Association shall designate one representative. The representative shall have the right to vote, but shall not have the right to hold office. This membership category shall be treated the same as Regular membership for the purpose of voting and for all other purposes under Article V of these Bylaws.

To become an Association Member, send in a completed membership application along with your annual dues, which are $1.00 per member or $100.00 if your membership is 100 or less. One dollar for each of your members gives your association legislative representation and protection in Washington, D.C. This past year, NCISS was successful in halting federal privacy laws that would have crippled access to public information. This program is our way of supporting your association and saying thanks for encouraging your members to join NCISS. Thank you for accepting this invitation to join and become an active participant in supporting your profession.

Thank you for accepting this invitation to join and become an active participant in supporting your profession.

Apply for Membership to receive further information and a complete package of membership, which includes the membership application.