Employment Background Checks & Identity Verification

Overview Solutions Specialty Solutions

Giving you the insights to make the best decision for your business

First Advantage leads the industry, delivering over 16 million background screenings annually, with solutions designed to ensure your candidates have the background skills, attitudes, and aptitudes to make a positive difference in your organization, whether they are candidates, employees, contractors, or volunteers, from anywhere in the world.

No matter your industry, business size, or hiring reach, we deliver precision and insight to fit your specific screening needs with these powerfully distinct advantages:

  • Unmatched global screening expertise and coverage with 27 offices across 13 countries, and screening coverage in more than 227 countries and territories. See our full list of locations.
  • Exclusive, “one-world” program access gives you consolidated access to worldwide background screening, drug screening, and fingerprinting services with multilingual ordering capabilities and a built-in compliance engine.
  • Industry-leading turnaround times to accelerate your screening and selection processes and reduce costs related to hiring delays.
  • Vast solution suite of intelligently packaged data to help you comply with industry standards and support your full hiring lifecycle to give you the precise insight you need to compete for, onboard and retain the best talent
  • We’re here when you need us with detailed support for technology integrations, program customization and process automation, flexible options for proactive user training, and knowledgeable customer service seven days a week.

Employment Solutions Overview

  • Enterprise Advantage Demo (video)  The latest global employment screening product with greater compliance innovations.
  • Identity – Efficiently and consistently validate the identities, immigration status and professional and educational backgrounds of applicants.
  • Criminal records and sanctions – Quickly and effortlessly search for relevant criminal records, sex offenses and professional or financial sanctions.
  • Fingerprinting Services – Flexible end-to-end solutions for digitally scanning fingerprints make compliance with industry-specific requirements faster and easier. 
  • Wellness, substance abuse and employee assistance – Reduce workplace-related accidents and illnesses by ensuring candidates and employees are healthy, productive, and drug free with complete program management solutions.
  • Credentials and referencesSwiftly and consistently confirm vital professional qualifications and better understand the personal character of potential employees.
  • Scheduling – Optimize the candidate experience with easy online and phone-based tools for scheduling candidate and employee drug testing and fingerprint collections.

Specialty Services

  • Contractor, vendor & temporary staff screening
  • Knowing your contingent workforce is just as qualified as your employees can protect the integrity of your business, even while helping to ensure the safety of your customers and team.

  • Executive screening
  • For top positions in your company, a thorough, far-reaching background check is needed to minimize risk and unnecessary media exposure by verifying all aspects of their credentials as well as information excluded from their resumes.

  • Volunteer screening
  • First Advantage offers a variety of products, services and community-based initiatives designed for non-profit organizations.

  • Small and medium-sized business services
  • Finding quality employees who are a good fit for your business is likely even more important than for larger businesses. You need to make sure you hire qualified people while also ensuring that your business, reputation and employees are safe.

We can help. Find out how—contact First Advantage today!

Verify Advantage

Verify Advantage is First Advantage’s secure, Web-based employment and income verification service, available online 24/7. For access to the Verify Advantage employment and income verification tool, please visit the Verify Advantage site by clicking here.

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