About Us

We provide comprehensive background screening solutions that provide employers  straightforward, actionable reports so they can make confident choices, reduce risk, and stay compliant.

We Keep Screening Simple 

We help you find and retain qualified people quickly and efficiently. Our robust combination of searches and services provide the insights to help to reduce your risk while dramatically improving the quality of your talent and the reliability of your renters. For these reasons, we have become a trusted partner to over 35,000 organizations worldwide – we deliver the results you need to propel faster, more informed decisions.

Answers When & Where You Need Them

As one of the largest screening providers in the world, we have offices in 26 locations across 14 countries worldwide and we conduct over 71+ million international background screens annually to 18+ million applicants. Our solutions cater to organizations of all sizes and locations, providing a true global reach with local insight. 

With a team of experienced account managers locally, we have conducted over 120,000 background checks across China.

Your Own Team Of Experts 

Our team of experts understands the requirements of your local market and culture, with a unique global technology platform that is useful across all of your locations and scalable for your needs, to bring you answers faster. Many of our employees have worked in the screening industry for over 25 years and have held leading positions with the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association.

A True Single Sign-On, Multilingual Solution

We have the only single, automated, scalable and configurable screening platform that works across all of our programs, no matter where you are in the world. This state-of-the-art product carefully packages your data in a way that is legally compliant for your location, while highlighting what you need to know to take action. 

Part of the Silver Lake Portfolio

Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, is the private equity owner of First Advantage. With over $43 billion in combined assets and a portfolio of leading technology brands, Silver Lake brings to the table a unique mix of technology expertise, industry relationships, capital availability and global reach that will drive First Advantage’s next phase of growth.

Business Leadership & Executive Staff

First Advantage is built with a strong core leadership team leading a global presence.