PeopleLookup Background Checks Review

Rating: 8.6 / 10 (Excellent)
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PeopleLookup is a web service operated by, a Seattle-based company that specializes in locating people and information about them. It has access to 20 billion public records on 250 million American adults.

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Company Reputation
Customer Service

Overall Rating: 8.6 / 10 (Excellent)

PeopleLookup's pricing structure allows customers to make unlimited background checks within a specified period of time. This would be advantageous to detective agencies, journalists, and other people who want a criminal and civil court records check, contact information, and residence history. The information revealed in its reports is fairly basic, but would probably be adequate for most purposes. The company's reputation is uncertain and it does not invite direct customer contact, so customers should take care to understand its automatic subscription renewal policies.

PeopleLookup Screening Details

Screening - 8 / 10

PeopleLookup focuses on finding people, compiling their past addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses, listing their family members, and finding any criminal and civil court records. It is not a consumer reporting agency and therefore is not bound by the FCRA, so its reports cannot be used for employment or tenancy purposes.
Legal Records
Federal/State Criminal
Civil Actions
Marriage and Divorce
Other Records
Past Addresses

Sample Background Check Report

Sample Report

Customizable Results

Results are consolidated into a single document.

PeopleLookup Company Reputation

Company Reputation - 8 / 10

PeopleLookup does not have a separate BBB entry, but its parent firm, Intelius, has an A rating from the organization. None of the negative comments or complaints with the BBB about Intelius specifically concern PeopleLookup. PeopleLookup does not publish any information about its corporate ownership, its address, or its phone number. Given the lack of reputational information specific to PeopleLookup and the company's somewhat anonymous website, an assessment of its reputation is difficult to make.

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BBB Rating
Number of BBB Positive Reviews
Number of BBB Negative Reviews
Verified Contact Info
Date Collected

Certifications & Actions

Classified by FCRA as Consumer Reporting Agency
NAPBS Accredited

PeopleLookup Pricing

Pricing - 8.5 / 10

PeopleLookup's pricing is geared toward customers who want to perform numerous background checks. All of its plans allow an unlimited number of background checks within the specified time period. The plans renew automatically unless cancelled. First-time customers are required to pay for the full three or six months at once.
Free Report
Monthly Subscription
Plan 1 Name
One month, unlimited searches
Plan 1 Monthly Price
Plan 2 Name
Three months, unlimited searches
Plan 2 Price
Plan 3 Name
Six months, unlimited searches
Plan 3 Price
Annual Subscription
Volume Pricing
Pricing is for unlimited searches within specified time period.

PeopleLookup Customer Service

Customer Service - 10 / 10

PeopleLookup offers only one channel for consumer communication—an email form. It does not publish its phone number, physical location, or mailing address. This may prove frustrating to consumers who prefer to interact with the firm more directly.
24/7 Hotline
Contact Method
Mobile App
FCRA Compliance Assistance

Company Profile

Full Name
PeopleLookup Background Checks
Company Website
1501 4th Ave Ste 400, Seattle, WA, 98101

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