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The Smith Investigation Agency prides itself as one of the most respected National Private Investigator firms in the Surrey Area. Just south of the Fraser River, our Surrey office prides itself on providing top-notch results. In addition to being a female-owned Investigative Agency, we have completed well over 6,000 files related to surveillance, background checks, locating and skip tracing, locate services, and more. Our Agency has years of expertise and a proven record of results, which shows with our Better Business Bureau A+ rating and an impressive variety of awards and accolades.

The Smith Investigation Agency believes in continually improving the investigative process and enhancing the standard within the investigative industry. We think differently at the Smith Investigation Agency, and we believe that our experience, knowledge, integrity and discretion are what you need and deserve when it comes to your investigation.

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

Trust is invaluable and our team of investigators is prepared to assist you in protecting your business assets, and legal concerns by performing top-notch surveillance and investigative research. As the second-largest city in British Columbia, Surrey’s rapid business sector growth can pose unexpected problems to businesses and law firms. Whether it be dishonest employees, disgruntled colleagues or legal matters, our team is prepared to discuss your needs and concerns and develop a plan that best suits your desired results. Our Agency’s discreet and private approach to civil and corporate investigations ensures that any evidence collected will be legally and professionally attained. This allows employers, lawyers and other business professionals to focus their energy on their day-to-day affairs, while we investigate and collect the evidence required to make informed decisions.

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Family Investigations

Are you concerned about a family member's well-being? Do you suspect your partner is being unfaithful? Our Surrey team of compassionate investigators knows that family matters can be distressing, and we are ready to assist in obtaining the answers that you anxiously need. If you are worried about a loved one or are experiencing a child custody situation, our Private Investigators and surveillance experts can assist with obtaining the closure that you deserve. Our Agency conducts a variety of confidential services such as determining infidelity, locating a place of employment to garnish wages for a child, family or marital support, locating family members' whereabouts, and more. Not only do we offer confidential services customized to your specific needs, but we also provide a comprehensive report on our findings. If you have a Family Investigation, our Surrey Private Investigators are available to help.

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Investigative Research

Skip Trace Services

Our national team of skilled, professional skip traces have a 98-percent success rate and national access to more resources than any other skip tracing company across Canada. We have conducted thousands of files locating individuals, and our Surrey team is here to assist you with your skip tracing needs. Our team’s knowledge and expertise are invaluable to your case.

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Background Checks

Our team performs a comprehensive background check which will uncover the truth surrounding any potential criminal records, outstanding warrants, financial instability, work history, and/or fraud. Some of our clients include landlords looking into a tenant, families inquiring about a nanny for hire, suspected catfishing scenarios, to name a few. Deception, dishonesty and fraud have become more common, and our goal is to provide you with accurate results in a timely manner so that you can make an informed decision about your situation. Our Surrey office offers free consultations at which time we can discuss your specific needs and how our team can assist in protecting your best interests.

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Additional Services

Social Media Monitoring

Misinformation is all too common with social media, and our team understands the value of integrity and accurate information. Our investigators conduct extensive social media monitoring, which includes a complete “deep dive” in an effort to obtain the evidence that you require. Businesses both small and large, law firms, and businesses have used our services to obtain information regarding social media presence and verify its authenticity. Our Surrey team is prepared to assist you with the result that you need, accompanied by a comprehensive report to assist in building your case.

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Fraud has become a common occurrence, and our team of experienced Private Investigators knows all too well that anything can happen. With decades of experience, we offer risk management and fraud protection services that concentrate on timeliness, accuracy and the collection of precise information. We offer a data-focused approach to risk management to help you uncover the evidence that you require in an effort to protect yourself and make informed decisions.

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