Alabama PI Board Official Website
About the Examination: The examination is a computer based test administered by PSI Services LLC. You must first submit your application to the Board. They will review the application to ensure you meet the basic requirements. At that time they will send you a letter notifying you that you are authorized to take the examination. The cost of the test is $100.00. The State test is 50 questions long and you have a 1 hour time limit. You need 70% (35 questions correct). The current study material (see below) is the Alabama Private Investigation Board Administrative Code and The Complete Idiot’s guide to Private Investigating, Third Edition, 2013, Alpha Books/Penguin.