In Georgia, it is mandatory that every bail bondsman and bail recovery agent (bounty hunter) take continuing education annually as well as before beginning work in either field.
$250.00 Cash or Money Order (GAPB members can pay with company checks)
8 hours and is completed in one day
No, but I recommend if you plan on becoming a Bail Recovery Agent you should apply for a weapons permit at the Probate Court in the county you live in as soon as possible.
Yes it is very hard to get started as a bail recovery agent. The main reason for the difficulty is the liability associated with the profession. Owners are personably responsible for the actions of bail recovery agents in the State of Georgia.
First, register for the course to learn the basic information about the job. Second, find an experienced recovery agent to train/work with for the first few years.
This course is lecture style and only provides you with the basic information required to become certified.
O.C.G.A. 17-6-50 says you can become a bail agent at the age of 18.
No, however once you have the certificate you will be able to be employed by one of the many great companies in our state.