Top Background Checks 2019 Comparison & Rating

check markUpdated for May 2019


Bottom line

Editor's Choice 2019:
Search for anyone using name, number, email, or address.
Highly accurate background check service.
Hassle-free public records search service with affordable pricing.
Anonymous people search engine with a single, easy-to-read report.
Reliable background checks with a range of report options.
This service is very easy to use, affordable and offers unlimited searches.


1. Simplifies and organizes findings in one easy to understand document

2. Reliable and often very accurate

3. Easy to opt-out of the site's database

4. Excellent customer service
1. Offers thorough people search and criminal background checks

2. Membership includes unlimited searches

3. Flexible payment plans
1. Users can run background checks on themselves as well as others

2. Relatively comprehensive background check

3. Very good customer support

- Thorough background search
- A wealth of online data
- Unlimited monthly subscription
1. All plans include unlimited searches

2. Offers comprehensive identity protection services

3. 7 day free trial

4. User friendly

1. Has access to over 10 million public records

2. Offers very thorough people finding search

3. Offers a separate social media and genealogy search

4. Offers unlimited searches


1. Background checks are limited to public records

2. Membership rates aren't clearly displayed on the site
1. Does not offer reverse phone number or email searches

2. Customer support is lacking
1. Background checks take time to perform
- Some restrictions on searches
- Pricey single report
- No live chat
1. No option to search via email address

1. Average accuracy rate

2. Reports are not always comprehensive

Ease of Use

Assisted Searches

Free Preview

Identity Protection

No-Hit Money Back Guarantee

Unlimited Searches

User Privacy

Choose a Plan

3 Month Membership

One Month Membership

6-Month Membership

Power Users- 3 Month Membership

Most Popular- One Month Membership

Power Users- 3 Month Membership

2 Month Unlimited

One Month Unlimited

Single Search

People Search Report- One-Time Report

People Search Plus Report- One-Time Report

Background Report- Monthly

Background Report- One-Time Report

3 Month Membership

1 Month Membership


$14.86 Per Month
$22.86 Per Month
$9.94 Per Month
$23.02 Per Month
$27.78 per month
$27.82 Per Month
$22.97 per month
$27.65 per month
$14.62 Per Month
$18.28 Per Month