About Us

We provide comprehensive background screening solutions that provide employers and housing providers 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 66 million international background screens annually to 17.2 million applicants. Our solutions cater to organizations of all sizes and locations, providing a true global reach with local insight. 

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. 

We Are An STG Portfolio Company

Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its portfolio companies to deliver more value to clients to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best-in-class business performance. All STG portfolio companies are expected to grow through innovation. 

Business Leadership & Executive Staff

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