Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about Advanced Background Checks and how it can help you get more information about people and places.

About Us

Advanced Background Checks is a free people search service that empowers you to find information for most adults in the United States. You’ll get addresses, phone numbers, email and more – all at no charge.

Starting with a search by name, phone number, address, or email address, our powerful servers pull all of the relevant information together, making it easy to search, and giving you instant results.

People Search
Our free people search results include:

  • Full name
  • Phone numbers
  • Addresses
  • Email addresses

In addition to this basic contact information, you can learn more about a subject, including:

  • Any aliases/AKAs
  • Possible relatives and associates
  • Address history

Millions of people use Advanced Background Checks for a variety of reasons.

Popular Uses

  • Finding people
  • Obtaining current contact information
  • Verifying phone numbers and addresses
  • Reconnecting with old friends and classmates
  • Learning more about your neighbors
  • Checking out someone who may spend time with your family
  • Locating a woman using her maiden name
  • Protecting yourself and your family

Information Use
Advanced Background Checks is not a "consumer reporting agency," and we do not provide a "consumer report." You acknowledge and certify that you will not use information obtained from us for any purpose covered under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), including employment screening, tenant screening and credit screening. For details, please see our Terms of Use. You can also read more about the FCRA on the Federal Trade Commission website:

Our data comes from public records – documents that are recorded by local, state and federal agencies. Public records contain a wealth of useful information, such as full names, addresses, and phone numbers. We also gather self-reported information from public sources, like social media.

No, Advanced Background Checks offers a free people search service with white pages data. You can search for people using a first and last name. (Include more information for better results.)

Our free people finder gives you physical addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and everything else you need to find someone. Run as many searches as you want to look up old friends, update contact information, learn how to contact someone new or start a background check.

You don’t have to sign up, provide a credit card or pay anything to get our white pages data. We offer a genuinely free people finder – try a people search today!

Our people search service is free. Search for people all you want and get results, like phone numbers and addresses, at no charge.

Security and Privacy

Yes, we go to great lengths to keep this site secure and provide a safe online experience. Advanced Background Checks uses secure transactions and SSL (Secure Socket Layer), an advanced encryption technology that protects the sensitive information you send us. To learn more about how SSL works, please visit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): How It Works

Our public records data helps you find people and reconnect with anyone. To protect yours and others’ privacy, we:

  • Do not provide information about celebrities, politicians, or other public figures
  • Remove information about victims of domestic violence and criminals whom the courts ask us to suppress
  • Use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software to ensure secure transactions

We are deeply committed to protecting your privacy. To learn more, please see our Privacy Policy.

Advanced Background Checks provides access to information about almost every adult in the United States. There are, however, several reasons why that information may not be available:

  • A court ordered the person’s records sealed or expunged
  • No public records exist for an individual
  • The person requested that their records be hidden
  • The person is not a legal citizen
  • The person uses another name (an alias or AKA) that’s unrecorded

Hiding Public Records
People can ask that certain records not be available to the public. If a record is hidden, we will not have access.

People Search Opt Outs
There are also online services that opt out your public records on people search websites. To learn more, visit provides access to public records that help people reconnect with long-lost friends, family and anyone else. Your privacy is very important to us, so if you would like to have your records blocked on this web site, please opt out here.

Please note that we do not create or modify public records. We only collect and aggregate them from various government agencies and other sources that provide public records in accordance with local, state and federal laws. As such, we are only able to block your records on this web site. We cannot block your records from other sites that we are not associated with, because their databases are not under our control.

If you have additional questions, please contact our dedicated and experienced customer service team.