Membership Information

CALI now offers one time payment multi-year discounts, pay over time, and yearly auto renew options to make membership in CALI easier than ever!

Classifications of Membership


ACTIVE:

An individual who is a Qualified Manager licensed by the State of California to practice Private Investigations or Private Patrol Operations shall be eligible for active membership.

  • Photocopy of Bureau PI or PPO license. Either the place of business or wallet license – whichever one states the applicant is the individually licensed Qualified Manager. 
  • Annual Membership dues (Click One to Apply):
    One Time Payment - Multi-year Discounts
    • 1 Year          $225
    • 2 Years        $405 (save $45)
    • 3 Years        $575 (save $100)
    Pay Over Time - 12 recurring payments
    • $20.75 per month
    Yearly Auto Renew
    • $225 will be deducted from your checking account on your anniversary date

ASSOCIATE:
Any individual who resides, or whose principal place of business is outside the state of California who is qualified under the respective laws or regulations to operate as a Private Investigator or Private Patrol Operator shall be eligible.

  • Photocopy of PI or PPO Certificate of Licensure or the equivalent in your jurisdiction.
  • Annual Membership dues:
    One Time Payment - Multi-year Discounts
    • 1 Year          $229
    • 2 Years        $410 (save $48)
    • 3 Years        $585 (save $102)
    Pay Over Time (12 recurring payments)
    • $21.08 per month
    Yearly Auto Renew
    • $229 will be deducted from your checking account on your anniversary date

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AFFILIATE:
Any individual who does not qualify for Active or Associate membership, but who is an employee or a non-Qualified Manager, officer, owner or partner of a licensed private investigator or private patrol operator or is an employee of a state, federal, county municipal, or proprietary agency exempted for licensure is eligible for Affiliate membership.

  • Name, agency and license number of your employer or agency for which you are a non-Qualified Manager, officer or partner:
  • A letter from your employer, on their agency letterhead, verifying your employment status.
  • Annual Membership dues:
    One Time Payment - Multi-year Discounts
    • 1 Year          $169
    • 2 Years        $299 (save $39)
    • 3 Years        $430 (save $77)
    Pay Over Time (12 recurring payments)
    • $16.08 per month
    Yearly Auto Renew
    • $169 will be deducted from your checking account on your anniversary date

AFFILIATE SECURITY:

  • Annual Membership (individual membership) dues:
    One Time Payment - Multi-year Discounts
    • 1 Year          $115
    • 2 Years        $205 (save $25)
    • 3 Years        $295 (save $50)
    Pay Over Time (12 recurring payments)
    • $11.58 per month
    Yearly Auto Renew
    • $115 will be deducted from your checking account on your anniversary date

SERVICE & INDUSTRY:
An individual providing services/products relating to the investigation or security profession.

  • Annual Membership dues:
    One Time Payment - Multi-year Discounts
    • 1 Year          $345
    • 2 Years        $620 (save $70)
    • 3 Years        $879 (save $156)
    Pay Over Time (12 recurring payments)
    • $30.75 per month
    Yearly Auto Renew
    • $345 will be deducted from your checking account on your anniversary date

PRE-LICENSED:
Any individual who does not qualify for Active, Associate or Affiliate membership, but who is currently enrolled in a private or state university, community college or private accredited vocational institute and undertaking a course in criminal justice and/or private investigation discipline may be eligible for Pre-Licensed membership.

  • Annual Membership dues:
    One Time Payment - Multi-year Discounts
    • 1 Year          $55
    • 2 Years        $99 (save $11)
    • 3 Years        $139 (save $26)
    Pay Over Time (12 recurring payments)
    • $6.58 per month
    Yearly Auto Renew
    • $55 will be deducted from your checking account on your anniversary date

MEMBERSHIP CANCELLATION POLICY:
CALI membership fee is non refundable once membership has been approved and/or for lack of Listserv usage or Listserv removal due to sanction/listserv rule violation(s).

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California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) (EIN # 23-7217129) is 501(c)(6), non-profit organization. Contributions to section 501(c)(6) organizations are not deductible as charitable contributions on your federal income tax return. They may be deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of the your business. Please consult your tax professional.  California Association of Licensed Investigators estimates that your dues which are allocated to lobbying expenses are 17.6% for the year 2015.