Update July 2020: Our agency now offers the TX polygraph examiners bond for $100 annually, without a credit check. Additionally, the bond may be prepaid for 2 years at $180; and 3 years for $260. Taking your application, payment, and issuing the bond are all done over the phone with one of our Surety Agents.
The laws and statutes to become a polygraph examiner in Texas are found under Chapter 1703 of the Texas Occupations Code.
The polygraph examiner profession is regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
The Department is also the obligee, that is, the entity requiring a polygraph examiner to purchase a surety bond.
The Texas polygraph examiners bond is a prerequisite for licensing in Texas.
The purpose of the bond is to protect consumers and the state of Texas, and the public, from any wrongful, fraudulent, or criminal acts committed by a polygraph examiner in the course of administering polygraph examinations.
The Department requires new and renewal polygraph examiner applicants to file a $5,000 Texas polygraph examiner bond.
While the Texas polygraph examiner bond is for $5,000, the premium --- the price to purchase this surety bond --- is normally $100.00.
The polygraph examiner bond is issued for one year and must be renewed annually in order to keep the polygraph examiner license current.
Besides the $5000 surety bond requirement, to become licensed as a polygraph examiner in Texas, the following is required:
Applicants should also be aware that the polygraph examiner license is issued for one year.
The surety bond and the license should run for concurrent dates to avoid any lapses in coverage.
Getting a Texas polygraph examiner bond is easy.
Call our agency today and we will walk you through the process right over the phone.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds provides license and permit, contractor, fiduciary and court bonds throughout Texas.
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