Background Checks

Background screen employees, contractors and volunteers with our pre-employment background check expertise. Build a unique, robust solution with our configurable suite of services to help minimize risk and maintain compliance.

Instant Identity Solutions

First Advantage expands the International Instant Identity Solutions for an applicant-first experience with:
Instant Identity Solutions capture, verify and prove a trusted identity profile by confirming the identity document with the candidate’s profile entry.
Implementing Instant Identity Solutions enhances:
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Contractor, Vendor & Temporary Staff Screening

Hold your contingent workforce to the same standards as your employees via pre-employment background checks. Whether they work directly with your organization or come to you through a third party, they become the face of your organization to consumers and other businesses, often working alongside your employees. Knowing your contingent workforce is just as qualified as your employees can protect the integrity of your business.

Criminal Records Screening

We provide criminal record search services, when available and permissible, to help you uncover relevant criminal records and professional or financial sanctions as part of your pre-employment background screening.

Australia Criminal Search Specifics:

First Advantage Australia currently offers two different National Police History Check services:

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Licenses & Credentials

Our employee screening services confirm vital professional qualifications. We contact the associated state government, granting source or issuing agency directly to check the status, sanctions, restrictions and expiration date of any license or credential that candidate has listed.

Quick Turnaround

93% of criminal background reports are returned within 24 hours

– First Advantage

Turnover Reduction

10% turnover reduction reported when companies background check for employment

– Aptitude Research Partners

Quality Hires

Companies who invest in pre-employment background checks are 3X more likely to track quality of hire

– Aptitude Research Partners

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Social Media Search

Available in: Australia & New Zealand

Social media searches can provide a good deal of job-related information to help you make smarter hiring and management decisions, as well as helping you understand whether a candidate or employee will extend or detract from your mission and values as an organization.

Our partner, Fama, uses artificial intelligence and customizable search criteria to comb through publicly available social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, along with a comprehensive news and web search to provide a more complete view of who a person really is.

Our social media searches are FCRA, EEOC, and GDPR compliant.


We provide background screening services which confirm or verify immigration status as well as professional and educational backgrounds of applicants efficiently. As the largest background screening provider in the world, we have one of the highest verification rates in the industry.

Australia Civil Litigation Check

First Advantage now provides Civil Litigation Check for Australia, which utilizes thorough and reliable insights into civil case histories and information on citizens and foreigners lawfully residing in Australia.

Australia Civil Litigation Check Specifics:

Enhanced Singapore Credit Check

Powered by Credit Bureau Singapore (CBS), the Enhanced Singapore Credit Check is a search that determines candidate’s credit status and/or history, as part of an employment background screening.

Why CBS Credit Check?

The Enhanced Singapore Credit Check streamlines the process of acquiring credit reports, providing convenience and accessibility to candidates. Whether an individual is a resident or located abroad, this check facilitates access to vital credit details, promoting transparency and helps customers to make an informed hiring decision.

Contact Us today to learn more about this credit check.

Find Your Solution

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About First Advantage

Along the applicant journey and beyond, leading HR teams around the globe rely on First Advantage for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance. Striking the balance between tech and people, our innovations help you Hire Smarter and Onboard Faster.
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