Private Investigator

Oshawa is a city of convenience and a mix of lifestyles, nestled between bustling Toronto and the idyllic countryside charm of communities such as Port Hope and Bowmanville. There’s plenty of room for growth career and lifegoal-wise, but sometimes we need help to safeguard our well-being. This is where The Smith Investigation Agency can help. Our private investigators and award-winning team of researchers have achieved an A+ Better Business Bureau accreditation, and you can find us on Google with a five-star rating – but how do we achieve this? Through client satisfaction, discretion and a passion for the truth. We are continually updating our knowledge to stay at the top of the industry and make use of the latest technologies to enhance our investigations. It is not enough to meet expectations. We make surpassing expectations our standard.

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

Suspicious and inappropriate behaviour happens in any business. However, that doesn’t mean you need to be stuck in a difficult situation and face it alone. If you need expert investigative services, turn to us. Our team can help you minimize your risks and protect your assets.  We have the experience, equipment, and knowledge to protect your brand and bottom line. The Smith Investigation Agency’s professional and discreet approach to corporate and legal investigations enables for you to focus on your business while we get to the root of the issue, identify it and present our findings to you.

Family Investigations

The well-being of your family is important to you. Safeguard it with our private investigative services. We’ll interview individuals with critical data, consult documentation and photographic evidence, and compile in-depth reports for your convenience and peace of mind. Our private investigators work discreetly and professionally to deliver the most accurate results possible. If you believe there is suspicious activity unfolding that could jeopardize your household’s safety or welfare, The Smith Investigation Agency can help. There may be more to the story than you know, and we can unearth it with discretion and a fine attention to detail.

Investigative Research:

Asset Search

Whether you want to recover stolen assets or simply want to investigate someone’s holdings, The Smith Investigation Agency can help. Our asset searches are comprehensive, pulling the past into the present in the form of compelling details on everything from bank records to investments. Paint a clear picture on an individual, company or organization, identify if a family member is hiding money owed to you, and much more. Our private investigators and research team leave nothing to chance, carefully examining every bit of asset-related data to bring the truth to the surface.

Skip Tracing Investigation

Our skip tracing capabilities have a 98 per cent success rate, the highest around for such services. This is achieved through a combination of our years of expertise as well as the latest technology. If you need to locate a beneficiary, trace an adoption or find a debtor, The Smith Investigation Agency has the tools and experts required for genuinely accurate results. Should you need a witness statement, interview or even an interrogation performed, we can also step in and take care of that for you. In short, our team can give you the information and truth, based on concrete facts and discreet investigative work.


Family & Private

Dealing with family matters such as disagreements over child support payments or agreements can be stressful, especially if you know the truth but aren’t sure how to prove it. Our family and private investigation services can deliver the peace of mind needed to move forward in the best possible way. By carefully collecting evidence, speaking to witnesses and consulting extensive research, we can get to the root of the issue. Our reporting is easy-to-read and simplified – we don’t want any important details to be forgotten, and you deserve the most solid facts. Whether you need help with family-spousal activity checks, social network monitoring or other private matters, The Smith Investigation Agency is ready to help.


Proving someone’s fraudulent intentions is not an easy task to perform alone. This is where we can help, with the skills and resources of our private investigators and researchers. We’ll inspect documentation such as credentials, contracts, agreements and media to determine the truth, building out reports that are accurate and concise. Based on due diligence and with a wealth of data at our disposal, we can help you uncover the true nature of those involved and determine their innocence. Then, with the proof in hand, you’ll have a better chance of the best possible outcome.

And More…

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

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Private Investigator Services in Oshawa

For more than ten years, our agency has conducted private investigations throughout the province of Ontario, but what sets our firm apart from competitors? That would be our in-depth knowledge, superior expertise, proven track record of successful results, and a reputation for utmost discretion. With our investigative team’s integrity, expertise and professionalism, The Smith Investigation Agency gets you the answers you need with the service you deserve.


The Smith Investigation Agency proudly serves Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Bowmanville, Clarington, and towns throughout Durham Region. We regularly conduct skip tracing, locates, background checks, surveillance, and a range of investigative services in Oshawa and the surrounding area. Contact us today for a free consultation – we’d be happy to discuss next steps and help deliver the facts you need!


Disclaimer: Private investigators are not legally allowed to refer to themselves as private detectives, though this is a common point of confusion. If you come across a company representing itself as an Oshawa private detective agency, ensure this title is accurate before hiring them for your case.

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