Skip to main content
Add Me To Your Mailing List
HomeJoin CALI


Why Join CALI?

  • CALI is the largest private investigator association in the world!
  • CALI has the most active PI listserv in California, providing referrals for jobs in California, the United States, and globally, on a daily basis.
  • CALI is a national leader in legislative advocacy & governmental public relations
  • CALI has a full-time lobbyist in Sacramento
  • CALI works hard to regulate legislation that is favorable to PIs
  • CALI offers a free electronic newsletter
  • CALI members have access to FREE PI forms and templates
  • CALI members receive a discounted price for PI business forms that have been professionally crafted by attorney David Queen
  • CALI members receive discounted registration fees to CALI educational and networking events: CALI's Annual Conference, Newly Licensed Investigator Training and Education, Experienced Licensed Investigator Training and Education, and District Meetings.
  • Professional Development
  • CALI members receive FREE registration to CALI's Legislative Day in Sacramento
  • CALI members receive special member discounts on products and services
  • Licensed CALI members are listed in the Find An Investigator search
  • CALI's 14 Districts in California host quarterly local meetings

Member Benefits & Programs

CALI members have access to many exclusive benefits click below to view the many benefits and discounts.

Membership Benefits

Membership Classifications

Click here to view

Memberships are for individuals and are not transferable. The membership cycle is on a 12-month basis and members are assigned an anniversary date; therefore, regardless of which month you join, you will receive benefits for a full 12 months.

Tax Deductions
CALI (EIN # 23-7217129) is 501(c)(6), non-profit organization. Contributions to section 501(c)(6) organizations are not deductible as charitable contributions on your federal income tax return. They may be deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of your business. Please consult your tax professional. California Association of Licensed Investigators estimates that your dues which are allocated to lobbying expenses are 35% for the year 2019 & 2020.

Membership Cancelation Policy
CALI membership fee is non-refundable once membership has been approved and/or for lack of Listserv usage or Listserv removal due to sanction/listserv rule violation(s).

If you have any questions, please email