Private Investigator

The Smith Investigation Agency is one of the most respected National Private Investigator firms in the Greater Toronto Area, with proven results and years of expertise. We have completed over 3,000 surveillance related files as well as over 3,000 files related to background checks, locating and skip trace, locate services. We are a female owned Investigative Agency which is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and maintain an A+ rating. The Smith Investigation Agency has won several prestigious awards, including the Consumers Choice Award for the Best Private Investigation Company in Toronto two years in a row.


We believe in raising the bar in the investigative industry and have since worked continually to improve everything about the investigative process. Our team is continually working on our skill level to ensure we are performing at our best on every case, and we have a standard like nobody else in the industry; we think differently. Our team has the experience, knowledge, integrity and discretion you need and deserve when it comes to your investigation.

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

With the population of Toronto consistently growing so is the need for investigators completing services for the businesses and law firms. Consistently we are seeing more and more organizations being taken advantage of by fraudulent employees and lawyers requiring services more frequently. Our experienced team of Toronto Private Investigators will discuss with you a plan of action and proceed with an investigation that will identify the issue and provide you with the results you need for legal action or whatever your desired outcome may be. Our team is confidential, discreet and always compliant. Working with the right investigative team for your business and law firm is paramount, and our team will provide you with the professionalism that you need. You will have fully comprehensive reporting, and evidence that can be used in court and obtained legally and professionally.

Family Investigations

We understand that family is important to you and although there are many types of family investigations, your main concern is your family’s well-being and safety. If you are dealing with a child custody situation and want to ensure the persons spending time with your children are safe surveillance would be the pragmatic choice. If you suspect your spouse of having an affair our surveillance experts can get the results you need to make an informed decision about your cheating spouse. We know Infidelity is painful and our compassionate investigators will work with you every step of the way. We also work with families for a multitude of needs and can customize services that fit your situation. If you want to have surveillance completed to find out where an x spouse – partner works to garnish wages or have your teenager or elderly family member monitored to ensure safety surveillance is the service, you need.

Investigative Research:

Skip Trace Services

The Smith Investigation Agency has a 98% success rate with our skip searching services over thousands of files. We have a team of experienced and professional investigative research experts throughout Toronto and Canada. As a national private investigative skip tracing team, we have access to more information throughout Canada than any other skiptrace companies. You need to experience, resources and knowledge our team has for your case. If you need to have the individual, you are searching for served by a process server after we locate them we can provide a list of quality process servers.

Background Checks

With the increase of online fraud, dating scams, employee fraud and deception the need for a Background Check is necessary and not just optional. Our team can provide you with the results you need to make informed decisions about who you are hiring, spending time with or placing in care of your loved ones. We can customize a Background Check to your specific needs. We offer free consultations so you can explain your situation to one of our expert private investigators in Toronto and we can consider a plan of action that is best suited for your case. Don’t live in the unknown any longer. Get the information you need to make wise decisions.

Additional Services:

Social Media Monitoring

Social Media Monitoring is becoming invaluable to small and large businesses as well as legal firms. Our team can perform extensive monitoring to verify digitally stored information whether it is currently online or if it has been removed. Our reporting will enable you the access to offline and crucial pieces of evidence to benefit your case. We will complete a deep web dive to secure as much information as possible. Your reputation and brand deserve nothing but the finest in investigative services. Our team of quality Toronto Detectives will get you the results you need.


We see more and more fraud in our society, and therefore the need for Risk Management is necessary. Risk management is all about being precise, accurate, detail-focused and prompt to mitigate as much damage as possible. This is our philosophy behind our fraud protection services, which can benefit everyone from business owners, lawyers and private individuals. With our decades of experience, we know one thing for sure. Anything can happen. We will show you the details of what is happening and who the perpetrator is. Our data-focused approach enables for the collection of substantial evidence that can protect you more efficiently, giving you the information, you need to make informed decisions.

And More…

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

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Private Investigator Services in Toronto

The Smith Investigation Agency’s Toronto office is conveniently located in Midtown Toronto at Yonge & Eglinton near North York. Our team is continually working on our skill level to ensure we are performing at our best in every case, and we have a standard like nobody else in the industry; we think differently. Our team has the experience, knowledge, integrity and discretion you need in your investigation.


Disclaimer: The Smith Investigation Agency works in accordance with Ontario’s MCSCS. Therefore, it is essential to know that we refer to ourselves as private investigators rather than private detectives in Toronto, as the latter is inaccurate and prohibited by law. Please be aware of this before deciding to work with an investigation agency.

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