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Discover more about private investigators capability, employment and regulations in Philippines.

Discover more about private investigators capability, employment and regulations in Philippines.


Local Private Investigators in the Philippines


Private Investigator in the Philippines

ICS provides a full range of investigations services for the City of Philippines and all surrounding metropolitan areas. Submit a free online private investigation consultation form, or call our toll free number to speak to a private investigator at (800) 828-9198.

You can rest assured that any Philippines Private Investigator assigned to your case with ICS are fully licensed and insured in accordance with Philippines laws and participates in any required continuing education.

Local Philippines Private Investigator

The Republic of the Philippines is a series of over 7,000 islands located in the western Pacific Ocean in an area called the Ring of Fire. It is highly prone to natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons. Its population of more than 97 million people makes it one of the most populous nations in the world. The Philippines is considered a newly industrialized country, and its economy is shifting from agriculture to services and manufacturing. However, crime and terrorism are a constant concern. Ransom kidnappings, terrorist attacks, pick pocketing, confidence schemes, and credit card fraud are all frequent occurrences. Between the crime and the high number of natural disasters, including earthquakes, typhoons and tropical storms, there is a great deal of need for investigators. As a resident of the Philippines or as a foreign national visiting or working within the country’s borders, you should be able to trust a private investigator to be properly licensed and experienced with the local laws, customs, and people.

Philippines Private Investigator Restrictions

In order to conduct private investigations in Philippines, all private investigators must comply with local and federal laws.

  • Impersonate Law Enforcement - Private Investigators in Philippines cannot carry a badge, wear a uniform or say anything that might imply that the private investigator is a police officer or federal agent.
  • Make an Arrest - Private Investigators in Philippines cannot legally make an arrest. If there is evidence that suggests an arrest should be made the investigator should contact law enforcement.
  • Wiretapping - Wiretapping is illegal without a proper warrant. Private Investigators cannot tap a phone.
  • Trespassing - Private Investigators cannot break and enter onto private property.

How to become a private investigator in the Philippines

    Private Investigators are regulated under The Private Security Agency Law, and the following requirements must be met by any applicant to organize an agency:

  • Any Filipino citizen or a corporation, partnership, or association, with a minimum capital of five thousand pesos, one hundred percent of which is owned and controlled by Filipino citizens may organize a security agency
  • Any manager or operator of such an agency must be at least 25 years of age, a college graduate, and/or a commissioned officer in the inactive service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • Must have good moral character
  • Must have no previous record of any conviction of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude
  • Must not suffer from any of the following disqualifications:
    • Having been dishonorably discharged or separated from the Armed Forces of the Philippines
    • Being a mental incompetent
    • Being addicted to the use of narcotics or drugs
    • Being a habitual drunkard
  • To become a private investigator, applicants must meet the following requirements:
    • Must be a Filipino citizen
    • Must be a high school graduate or better
    • Must be physically and mentally fit
    • Must be between the ages of 21 and 50
    • Must be at least 5 feet 4 inches tall
    • Suffering none of the disqualifications in the previous section

Philippines Background Investigation

Do you need a background investigation performed on someone in the Philippines? Are you considering hiring someone who used to reside in the Philippines and need a background investigation conducted on the person? International Counterintelligence Services has been performing background investigations in the Philippines throughout the world since 1967. A Background investigation in the Philippines can yield a lot of valuable information and many times it is the only thing you need to gather the information your looking for. In other circumstances, a background investigation can only gather so much and it is sometimes required to conduct a background investigation in conjunction with another case type. Learn more about background investigations in the Philippines by contacting us and speaking with a licensed private investigator over a free consultation. We will review your investigation to determine the best course of action in order to gather the information you need in the most effective way possible.

Cheating Spouse Investigation in Philippines

Do you suspect your spouse is cheating on you when traveling to the Philippines? Does your spouse often travel to the Philippines for work but you believe they are doing something unfaithful? International Counterintelligence Services has been providing cheating spouse investigation since 1967 and have the talent, resources and international reach to conduct a cheating spouse investigation anywhere in the world, including the Philippines. Learn more about how we can help you with your cheating spouse investigation by calling us and reviewing your case over a free consultation. We will take the time to review your case and determine the best course of action for finding out the truth about your spouse. Don't continue to feel taken advantage of or emotionally hurt wondering what is true or not true. You deserve piece of mind and the private investigators with ICS can help you today.

Philippines Activity Checks

Do you need help determining what someone is doing when they are in the Philippines? Do you need an activity check on someone traveling to the Philippines to verify what they are doing? Activity checks are a great way to determine the actions of an individual and confirm if they are doing what they say they are doing. There are many reasons for hiring a private investigator in the Philippines for an activity check. Learn more about Philippines activity checks by contacting us and speaking with a licensed private investigator. We will take the time to review your case over a free consultation and determine what the best course of action is for finding the information your looking for.


Private Investigation Cases Map for in Philippines


Case Studies

  • Overseas Lost Person

    Private Investigator finds a lost person in an overseas country 01/24/2019

  • Locate Lost Person

    ICS was contacted in an attempt to locate a Subject that had been in a 3-year relationship with the Client. 01/17/2019

  • Child Custody Exchange

    ICS was contacted in an attempt to have an Investigator on site to witness the exchange of a child from father to mother. Due to the legality of the exchange, a verified witness was required by the Client to document a proper exchange to negate... 01/08/2019

  • Case Study: Infidelity investigation in a Resort City Like Dubai

    ICS was contacted by a Client in an attempt to verify if her spouse was engaging in acts of Infidelity while on a stay in a city much like Dubai. Investigators were dispatched. We had boot on the ground in the resort and reserved their stay. In... 10/01/2018

  • Case Study: Due Diligence investigation helps business move forward with new investors.

    The private investigator for ICS helped our client make informed decisions about their potential investigators. With this case study the efforts made by ICS thwarted the clients suspicion and made for better business dealing. 09/20/2018


Paper and Press Releases

  • Join our team of Qualified Parties

    There is simply no agency with an international footprint that takes better care of its private investigator talent. "Our solution is simple, take care of you like our own!" -Michael Rabern 08/29/2018

  • Teen Cyber Bullying

    Cyberbullying has become increasingly common, with the increased use of communication technology, especially among teenagers.
    12/07/2015

  • Cellphone Spyware

    Cellular Spyware is basically "phone surveillance". It is an app that has usually been installed by a third party on a cell phone that allows them to listen to or record conversations, track location and monitor all the data of the cell phone that... 12/07/2015

  • Workers Compensation Fraud

    Worker's compensation programs are compensation plans for the victims of all job-related injuries.  When an employee gets hurt on the job, the employer is liable for medical expenses, lost income and other expenses until the employee has healed... 12/07/2015

  • ICS Will Not Do Cheating Decoy Investigations

    International Counterintelligence Services (“ICS”), a leader in the private investigations industry takes a strong stand against Cheating Decoy Investigations. 12/07/2015


Private Investigation Cases covered in Philippines:
Accident Reconstruction
Activity Checks
Adopted Child Locate Investigation
Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
Arson or Fire Loss Investigation
Background Checks (Online Dating)
Background Investigation
Background Investigation (Pre-Marital or Pre-nuptial)
Bankruptcy Due Diligence
Birth Parent Locate Investigation
Blacklisting and Blackballing Investigations
Bomb Threats and Detection
Cheating Decoy Investigations
Child Abuse or Molestation
Child Custody and Visitation Investigations
Child Exploitation and Obscenity (Pornography)
Child Support Enforcement and Collection
Child Support Modification
Cohabitation Investigation
Cold Case Investigations
Competitive Business Intelligence
Computer Forensics Investigation
Corporate Slander Investigation
Counterfeiting Crime
Counter-Surveillance
Covert Surveillance (Tailing)
Criminal Background Checks and Search
Criminal Investigation (All Types)
Dependency Investigations
Discrimination Claims Investigations
Divorce Investigation
Document Examination and Assessment
Domestic Investigations (All Types)
Drug Testing
Due Diligence Investigation (General)
Eavesdropping Detection (Bugs and Taps)
Elder Abuse Investigations
Electronic Discovery Services
Email Tracking and SMS Tracing
Embezzlement Investigation
Employee Malingering Investigation
Employee Theft Investigation
Employment Misconduct Investigation
Expert Witness Testimony
Financial Fraud Investigations
Hidden Assets Investigation
Hidden Assets Search (Lost or Forgotten)
Homicide and Murder Investigation
Human Trafficking
Identity Theft
Insurance Fraud Investigations (Active Case)
Intellectual Property and Copyright Infringement
International Rendition
Internet Defamation and Slander Investigations
Juror Vetting (Jury Selection)
Kidnapping and Ransom Situation
Labor Dispute Monitoring
Land Ownership and Title Investigation
Litigation & Legal Support (Active Case)
Locate Lost People
Loss and Theft Investigations
Lost Family Member
Malpractice Investigation
Maritime or Boating Investigations
Medical and Dental Malpractice
Mergers and Acquisitions Investigation
Mind Control or Brainwashing Investigations
Missing Persons
Mobile Phone and PDA Seizures
Money Laundering Investigations
Mystery and Secret Shopper
Narcotics Detection
Online Auction Fraud
Online Defamation Investigation
Online Social Networking Investigation
Organized Crime Control or RICO
Origin and Cause Investigation
Other Private Investigator Case
Paternity Investigations and Testing
Personal Injury
Personal Protection
Polygraph and Lie Detection (General)
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Domestic Purposes
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Employee Purposes
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Pre Employment Screening
Pre-Employment Screening
Probate Investigation
Process Service (Worldwide)
Professional Malpractice Investigations
Public Interest Investigations
Real Estate Fraud Investigations
Religion or Faith Based Investigation
Runaway and Missing Children
Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Securities Investigations
Sects Occult or Cults Investigations
Security Consulting (CPP & PPS Certified)
Sexual Harassment Claims
Slander and Defamation of Character Investigations
Spousal Maintenance or Alimony Modification
Stalking and Harassment Investigations
Sting Operations
Stock Options Fraud
Strike and Labor Unrest
Substance Abuse Investigation
Surface or Forensic Drug Detection
Surveillance (Beacon or GPS tracking)
Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Tenant Screening
Traffic and Vehicle Accident Reconstruction
Undercover and Covert Investigations
Unfaithful or Cheating Partner (Non-Marital)
Unsolved Crime Investigations
Vendor Screening Investigations
White Collar Crime
Wire and Electronic Communications Crime
Witness Locates and Interviewing
Workers' Compensation Fraud (AOE/COE)
Workplace (ADA, EEOC, or FMLA Sensitive)
Workplace Investigation Interview
Workplace Violence Investigation
Wrongful Death Investigations
Wrongful Imprisonment Investigation



Recent Investigation Inquiries

Origin Investigation Location Case Type
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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

There are many different types of licensing requirements in the Philippines.  Contact our offices to discuss your specific case.

Services offered in Philippines
Audio Enhancement
Canine Training and Sales (K9)
Commercial Driver Pre Screening
Comprehensive Information Resources
Computer Forensic Services
Counter-Surveillance Services
Counterintelligence Services
Criminal Investigation Services
Crisis Intervention Services
DNA Testing
Electronic Discovery Services
Employee Screening Programs
Fingerprint Lifting
Fingerprinting
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Electronic Discovery
Forensic Lab Testing
Handwriting Analysis
Internet Use Investigation
Investigations to Find People
Missing Persons Investigations
Personal Investigations
Personal Protection
Physical Evidence and Forensics Services
Polygraph or Lie Detection Services
Private Investigations (International)
Private Investigations (United States)
Process Service
Public Records Research
Reputation Defense
Retail Loss and Theft Prevention
Shredded or Destroyed Document Reconstruction
Signal Piracy Auditing
Skip Tracing to Find People
Supplier and Vendor Screening
Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Tenant Background Services
Undercover Investigations

Clients Serviced in Philippines:
Attorneys & Legal Services
Business (100+ Employees)
Business (Small Business)
Education Services Industry
Financial Services Industry
Government (Local/State/Federal)
Hotel, Bar or Restaurant Specific
Human Resource Professionals
Individual Clients (Personal Cases)
Insurance Industry and Adjusters
Law Enforcement Specific
Medical Services or Hospice
Non-Government Organization
Parental or Caretaker
Real Estate Professionals
Security & Private Investigator
Spousal or Matrimonial
Transportation (Trucking and Cargo)


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