Free Report for Consumers

Obtain a Free Background Check Report
First Advantage will only have your background check report if requested by one of its client companies with whom you have applied for employment or housing, or with whom you are currently employed, or with whom you have volunteered.

You can obtain this report from First Advantage or Verifications, Inc. by following the instructions below:

A free copy of your background check report can be obtained by calling 888.215.3727. 

Dispute the Results of a Background Check Report

If you already have a copy of your employment background check report and wish to dispute specific information, please refer to the contact information on your report or associated letter whether it came from First Advantage or Verifications, Inc.  

If you’ve been contacted by First Advantage or Verifications Inc.:
If you cannot locate the information on your report or associated letter, please contact us at 888.214.8966, or by fax at 727.214.2127 or by e-mail at consumer.documents@fadv.com. You may also write to us at:

First Advantage Consumer Center
P.O. Box 105292
Atlanta, GA 30348-5292

For additional information and instructions:
Download PDF: How to dispute information on your employment background check report 

  • New Mexico Consumers: If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, you may submit a declaration of removal by sending it via regular/certified mail to the mailing address or via the facsimile number provided below:
    • First Advantage, PO Box 50465, Indianapolis, IN  46209-1002
    • Tel: 800-321-4473 ext. 5
    • Fax: 800-868-6247

Obtain a Free Credit Report
Under FACTA, consumers are entitled to one free credit report each year. Credit reports are obtained from credit bureaus. If you would like to obtain a free copy of your credit report, call 877.322.8228, or visit www.annualcreditreport.com.

You may also receive annually a free copy of your consumer file from First Advantage Background Services Corp. A free copy of your consumer file can be obtained by calling 888.215.3727.