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Small Business Background Checks — Get Quality Talent When You Need It

Get fast, reliable background checks for your small business.
Onboard Faster — for as little as $29.

Background Checks for Every Small Business

Time is valuable, especially when you’re running a small business. And when it comes to hiring, you can’t afford to lose time waiting for results. Start today with small business background checks that are easy to sign up, simple to use, and delivered in minutes – not days.

Your Budget Matters

A SHRM benchmarking study found the average cost per hire was nearly $4,700.* So, we’ve built a dedicated small business solution to help you mitigate high turnover, with no account setup fees, and you can pay only for what you need.

Your Time Matters

Your time is money! Applicant background screening needs to be accessible and fast. That’s why our solution is all online, mobile-friendly, and can be completed in a matter of minutes.

Onboard Faster — for as little as $29

You Want Quality Talent and Fast

According to CareerBuilder, 60% of job seekers quit in the middle of completing online job applications due to their length or complexity. First Advantage is responding with a familiar and fast applicant experience.

You Deserve Hassle-Free Small Business Background Checks

Get fast, reliable background screening reports so you can hire today. No hidden fees, no memberships, no minimums.

Background Check Results Made Easy


Create an account and send a request to your applicant


Applicants enter their personal information


Background screening reports are delivered

Results You Can Count On

Why choose us? Our small business background checks deliver:

Convenient, online small business background checks

Pay only for what you need

A variety of background screening reports

Confidence in your next hire

An applicant-centric process that saves time

FCRA Compliance, Criminal Records, and More Included In Your Small Business Background Check

Background Check Resources

Trustworthy information to assist you with strategies that empower business growth, enlighten leadership and help you face the future with confidence.

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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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