Private Investigator, Background Check & Skip Tracing Services

Brampton is a place many call home and many businesses are thriving throughout the continually growing city. Many locals turn to The Smith Investigation Agency for professional investigative services, and we’ve been proud to serve the area for many years. Our Brampton location is located on Queen and Main Street in downtown Brampton. If you need the professional services of a private investigator in the Brampton, Caledon and Orangeville area, we can help and are happy to offer free consultations. We pride ourselves on being one of the best and most reputable investigation agencies in Canada. We operate as a National Private Investigative agency and have won several awards and accolades for our dedication to being discreet, efficient and reliable every time.

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

Many businesses and individuals turn to us for comprehensive investigations that can bring hidden risks to the surface with supporting factual data. Our focus is on integrity, consistency and quality, meaning you can trust that the reports we provide you are based entirely on the truth and nothing less. From cyber investigations, WSIB investigations, criminal investigations, undercover investigations and addressing thefts to performing debugging sweeps and eavesdropping detection (TSCM), we can deliver exceptional investigative services to every corporate and legal client in need of our help. We have regularly seen cases won and bottom lines increased from utilizing our services. We thrive on a good challenge so if you have a case that may seem difficult call us today.

Family Investigations

Family Investigations offer a variety of services and many are customizable. We know all to well how different every case can be and therefore it needs to be handled appropriately not just a blanket investigative approach. If you are dealing with a spouse or partner who is having an affair, needing to prove your former spouse is working to garnish wages, want to have a teenage or elderly family member monitored for safety reasons and many more. We know that dealing with any of the above can be difficult especially the violation of a spouse involved with infidelity. Our team is female led and this assists in keeping understanding, professionalism and compassion in the utmost importance while we complete your investigation. If you have a complex case reach out to our team today.

Investigative Research:

Locate Search

If you need to locate someone for personal reasons, legal reasons or any other our team can assist. From locating a missing family member, to a runaway person who owes you money, a missing beneficiary or heir, or a witness for court. The reasons to hire a private investigator in Brampton for locate services are many. Our investigative research department is specialized in Skiptrace files and we have successfully located thousands of individuals. We have over a 98% success rate. Trust our team to get you the results you need with a speedy turnaround and flat rate pricing. No hidden fees or false promises with our skip tracing investigators in Brampton.

Background Checks

Our expert private investigators in Brampton have completed thousands of research files including Background Checks to determine someone’s criminal history, criminal records, arrest records, marital status, death certificates, bankruptcies, social media monitoring, cyber research and many more. We know that not all situations are the same and that is why our team of background check researchers will work with you or your organization to make sure you are getting the results you need and not paying for something you do not need. There are a variety of reasons to hire a private investigator for a background check and it may look like finding information on a potential employee, hiring a nanny, confirming details of a boyfriend or girlfriend before marriage etc.

Additional Services:

Insurance & Litigation

For professional insurance and litigation surveillance investigations, you can depend on The Smith Investigation Agency throughout Canada. We perform due diligence, expert WSIB investigations, insurance fraud investigations, insurance risk management, neighbourhood inquiries, interrogations & witness statements and more to secure your business’ well-being. Our aim is to procure sufficient accurate, compliant data obtained in a legal manner to give you as much proof as possible. Our team will provide you with court ready reporting and video documentation obtained in the highest quality. We are entirely client-focused and results-oriented, and our Brampton team is ready to handle any investigation you need us for.


Whether you operate a business or are dealing with a transaction between friends or family, fraud is a very real danger. In this day and age, it can be difficult to trust others, and sometimes things can go wrong. The Smith Investigation Agency can quickly step in and deliver a comprehensive fraud investigation that will get to the root of the issue, bring it to light and produce compelling evidence to build your case as best as possible. From investigating compensation claims to comparing statements, signed agreements and much more, we can help. Reach out to us today for more information or to request a free consultation.

And More…

For a full list of services, please visit our services page.

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Private Investigator Services in Brampton

Accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating, The Smith Investigation Agency operates to deliver comprehensive investigative research with factual data that can benefit you in a court of law. Our team in Brampton is ready to step in and handle your case with integrity and professionalism, with a focus on discretion. We have years of proven expertise in investigating insurance claims and WSIB, as well as matrimonial investigations including infidelity and cheating spouse investigations and infidelity surveillance.


Disclaimer: Private investigators are very often confused with private detectives, which represent different roles. As private investigators, we are legally restricted from representing ourselves as private detectives. If you see a company representing themselves as a detective agency in Brampton, be cautious and confirm this title before moving forward with service.

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