Bounty Hunting in Ohio

In 2001 Bounty Hunting became explicitly regulated by Ohio state law. Specifically, “surety bail bond agents” in the state must obtain a license from the Department of Insurance if they wish to apprehend fugitives who have skipped bail. This license requires education, examination, and the meeting of a number of qualifications as described below.

How to Become a Bounty Hunter in Ohio

To become a Bounty Hunter in Idaho one must first complete a pre-licensing education course. This consists of 20 hours of classroom work or an approved self study course, available through six institutions within the state, four classroom institutions and two self study institutions. Afterwards, a candidate must pass an examination and contact a bail bond agency within the state about skipped bonds that need recovery. It is important to do well in the course to prove that you will be dedicated to safe and effective Fugitive Recovery techniques.

Ohio Bounty Hunter Licenses and Requirements

In order to become licensed as a Bounty Hunter in Ohio you must first complete education and pass an examination as described above. The examination can be done online and scheduled here Once the exam has been passed a criminal record check must be completed and you must submit the surety bail bond agent application and submitted to: Ohio Department of Insurance, 2100 Stella Court, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Keep in mind that applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of the state, and of “high character.” Once a license is received it must be renewed every year on the first of March.

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