Private Investigator in Belfast & Northern Ireland

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Global Investigations offer professional and high-quality investigator services throughout Belfast and Northern Ireland. As a leader in the investigation industry, our team of experienced detectives are on hand to help both private and corporate clients alike.

All of our professional private investigators are up to date in all working practices. We have over 25 years’ experience providing quality investigations that span a range of services, including surveillance, bug sweeping, employee theft, GPS vehicle tracking, and much more.

We have established detectives across Northern Ireland including Enniskillen, Londonderry, Coleraine, Belfast and Newry. Our local capabilities means that our private investigators can be on the scene in short notice, so that no matter where you are located, we are poised to assist with our invaluable skill.


Our Range of Services in Northern Ireland

Tracing Service:

We offer a full range of tracing services, including tracing long lost family members and debtors in Northern Ireland and overseas.

Partner / Matrimonial surveillance:

We are experts in matrimonial situations. We often conduct surveillance to provide clients with peace of mind or gather information as part of divorce proceedings, child custody, matrimonial due diligence, pre-nuptial agreements or any other related issues.

Background Checks:

Our detailed reports can be provided in Northern Ireland and on an international basis. Our established investigators are experts in Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) and in providing professional, comprehensive background checks.

Tracking Partners:

Our tracking teams can report, locate, and reveal your subject’s location and intentions using reliable GPS trackers, software, and expert personnel. With these tools, we offer GPS vehicle tracking services of the highest quality and dependability in Belfast and beyond.

Due Diligence:

We realise the importance of running comprehensive due diligence and have the capabilities to run in-depth checks on both companies and individuals.

In many cases, we are asked to undertake investigations to confirm the validity and reputation of a company and often the individuals behind it.

Pre Sues & Status Reports:

Our pre-sue and pre-litigation lifestyle reports are extremely useful tools in debtor tracing by helping private individuals and businesses make informed decisions on whether or not to take someone to court.

Process Serving:

Whether you want to serve legal papers to a business or an evasive individual, our experienced process servers have the skill and dedication to get the job done.

Our agents are also pre-screened and fully qualified for process serving, so you can rest assured that your documents are served in the right hands.


Our Mission

It is our mission to make the process of hiring a detective in Northern Ireland as stress-free and clear as possible. Each of our private investigators have been handpicked as a specialist in their respective field.

This means that you will receive truly professional and reliable service every time, bringing a level of expertise that is second to none.


Are Your Services in Northern Ireland Discreet?

Yes! We understand that discretion is often the main concern of our clients. As well as carrying out all our investigations lawfully, all private investigation work at Global Investigations is 100% discreet, providing a confidential service you can rely on.

With almost 30 years’ experience, our Belfast and Northern Ireland detectives are capable of tackling almost any case without giving away your identity.


Why Choose Global Investigations?

Global Investigations has been a leader in the industry for over 25 years and is renowned for background checks, detailed asset tracing, fraud investigations for people and businesses, skilled surveillance, tracking, and many other investigation services.

We have professional investigators available available in Belfast and throughout Northern Ireland to work on your case. These local agents have extensive knowledge of Northern Ireland, from Portrush to Newry. 

We have many happy clients from Northern Ireland. With many excellent testimonials for our services, you can be sure that our service is high quality and extremely effective. 

Our services extend beyond Belfast to other parts of the United Kingdom and beyond. There are agents nationwide, including:


If you would like to hire an investigator in Belfast or other parts of Northern Ireland and would like to learn more about our cost effective service, then please call us today on 0333 016 5925. Alternatively, fill out the form below to enquire online.

Belfast and Northern Ireland Detective Agency FAQs:

If you’re looking for an investigator in Belfast or elsewhere in Northern Ireland, get in touch with Global Investigations today. As part of our free no-obligation consultation, our experienced team will talk through your needs and how we could expect to get you answers.

Our unique client focused approach means that a professional private investigator will work closely with you to understand your needs, before creating a strategy that is right for your case.

No, you cannot be sued for hiring a private investigator in Belfast and Northern Ireland. All of our private investigator services are legal and compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998. This means that any information we gather during our investigations will be used solely for the purpose it was intended and will not be shared with any third parties without prior consent.

The only time you could ever be put at legal risk is if you hire an inexperienced private investigator who doesn’t follow the law. Fortunately, the team at Global Investigations are dedicated to delivering a legal private detective services across Belfast.


No, a private investigator in Belfast and Northern Ireland cannot hack into social media accounts. Hacking is illegal and, as such, would be a breach of our professional code of conduct. There are many other ways of getting the information you need from social media platforms though.

For instance, a private investigator may be able to carry out a search of public information, such as posts, comments and profile information that’s been set to ‘public’. We could also look for links between the person you’re investigating and other social media users, which is a key way of discovering infidelities, corporate espionage and other potentially harmful connections.

If you live in Belfast and suspect that your partner is cheating, our team of professional investigators can help. We provide a range of surveillance services designed to uncover infidelity, such as GPS tracking. We will also work closely with you to understand your needs and create a surveillance and tracing plan to identify whether or not your partner is cheating on you.

Yes, our team of experienced investigators in Belfast can carry out surveillance on individuals to help you get the answers or evidence you need. This could involve anything from traditional surveillance methods, such as an investigator following someone on foot or in a car, to more modern techniques such as drone surveillance and GPS tracking.

We understand that no two cases are the same, which is why we’ll work closely with you to understand your needs and create a surveillance strategy that’s right for you.

No, investigators in Belfast and elsewhere in Northern Ireland cannot check bank accounts. Banks and other financial institutions are legally obliged to keep their customers’ information confidential, so the only people who can access this information are the account holder themselves or, in some cases, a court of law.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that a private investigator can’t help you to get the information you need. We may not be able to access bank accounts, but there are other ways of tracing assets and finding out where someone’s money is coming from.

For more information on our cost effective solutions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced, local private investigators today.

Yes, our highly trained private investigators in Belfast can carry out lie detector tests. The test works by monitoring things like heart rate, blood pressure and perspiration while the person being tested is questioned.

At Global Investigations, we have an experienced team who are more than capable of carrying out accurate lie detector tests on your behalf. If you’re looking to get the answers to specific questions, or even prove your innocence to a loved one, a lie detector test in Belfast could be the perfect solution.

Get in contact today to learn more about our professional services and Belfast and Northern Ireland private detectives.

Yes, you will. As a professional private investigation company, Global Investigations can provide a complete electronic or physical report following the success of your private investigation services in Belfast. This detailed report will include everything we’ve discovered of relevance and should give you everything you need to take your next steps.

Our reports are detailed and comprehensive enough to act as evidence in most legal cases, and our evidence gathering abilities are second-to-none.

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We are the highest rated private detective firm in the UK, trading  for over 29 years. Your confidentiality is prerequisite with all we do and your case will be handled with the utmost care. Ask us anything and we will be happy to assist, with no obligation to proceed at all.