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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.
Texas Polygraph Examiners
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.
Texas Polygraph Examiners Bond: Purpose
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.
Texas Polygraph Examiner Bond: Amount
The Department requires new and renewal polygraph examiner applicants to file a $5,000 Texas polygraph examiner bond.
Premium for a 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.
Duration of the Polygraph Examiner Bond
The polygraph examiner bond is issued for one year and must be renewed annually in order to keep the polygraph examiner license current.
Becoming a Polygraph Examiner in Texas:
Besides the $5000 surety bond requirement, to become licensed as a polygraph examiner in Texas, the following is required:
- Completion of the application to be a polygraph examiner;
- Payment of an application fee of $400 to the Department of Licensing and Regulation;
- Fulfillment of the education requirements;
- Fulfillment of the internship requirements
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.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds
Getting a Texas polygraph examiner bond is easy.
Call our agency today and we will walk you through the process right over the phone.
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