PIAVA members have access to benefits and Members Only areas of our website, including but not limited to:

  • Demonstrate to clients that your credentials have been reviewed and accepted by the only private investigator specific membership association in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Connect, exchange information and share business opportunities with a network of hundreds of investigators working in and around the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Help potential clients who are seeking to hire a licensed, professional investigator find you by using our Find Licensed PI Firms page.
  • Attend our meetings that feature speakers from all areas within the investigative field, including: Federal, State and local law enforcement, government and private attorneys, support service vendors, and investigators specializing in every aspect of our profession.
  • Access the "Members Only" section of this website where you will find useful tips, information, links.
  • Receive "Members Only" discounts on Private Investigative products and services from our list of Featured Vendors, including 25% off of the regular annual subscription price for P.I. Magazine.
  • Enroll in training programs sponsored through our association and receive "Member's Only" discounts on admission fees.
  • Join discussions with our members in our "Members Only" LinkedIn Group about important topics that can benefit you and/or that could affect your business in the future.
  • Work to effect change in legislation that governs our industry through coordinated lobbying efforts with us and other organizations, such as NCISS.
  • Assist DCJS, the Commonwealth’s private security regulatory agency, by keeping them informed of what is important to our profession in order to work safely, effectively and be prosperous.
  • Enhance your presence on the Internet by linking your company’s website to ours.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to professionalism by belonging to our association and utilizing the PIAVA logo on your company website and business correspondence.

We invite you to apply for membership in PIAVA at our JOIN PIAVA page.


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