Is Instant Checkmate Legit?

We are the only background search service with an A+ rating from the BBB.

Instant Checkmate Is Legitimate

Yes! Instant Checkmate is a legitimate business. Instant Checkmate is one of the largest people search engines in the world and delivers real, detailed, background checks on almost anyone in the United States.

Founded in 2010, Instant Checkmate was originally conceived as a tool that online daters could use to learn more about their future dates before meeting them in person. Now, millions of Americans have used Instant Checkmate for many different reasons.

Whether you want to reconnect with an old friend, find a long lost family member, or expose someone's criminal past, Instant Checkmate is your one-stop shop for the information you need.

No, Instant Checkmate Is Not A Scam

Instant Checkmate is an A+ BBB accredited business. This means that the company meets the BBB's high accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make an effort to resolve consumer complaints.

Speak With A Live Person 24/7

Members can call our member care team anytime, day or night at 1-800-222-8985. A friendly member care representative will be available to help you troubleshoot technical issues, make changes to your account, or answer any questions that you may have regarding your service.

A+ Rating With The BBB

Our A+ rating with the BBB is based on 13 factors, including the length of time we have been in operation and our ability to resolve customer issues. We’re proud of our great rating, and we’re committed to helping you have the best experience with Instant Checkmate!

Instant Checkmate is also an accredited member of Consumer Affairs, a consumer news and advocacy organization. We have almost a 4-star rating on Consumer Affairs because we are dedicated to providing top-notch customer service thanks to our US-based member care center. Our phone lines are open 24/7 (some holiday hours may vary)!

Where Does Our Data Come From?

The data in Instant Checkmate reports comes from official public records, including court documents, real police records, and other government sources. Other data sources include social media accounts and other online profiles. This data is then compiled into a comprehensive, personal background report that is designed to give the user more information about the people in their lives.

Instant Checkmate is safe to use. Conducting a background search through our site is completely legal. We ask that you use the information you find in our reports responsibly, and you do not use our service or the information we provide to make decisions about consumer credit, employers, insurance, tenant screening, or any other purposes that would require FCRA compliance.

Background Search Anyone

We work every day to make pulling background checks with Instant Checkmate easy and informative.
Try doing a search on your family, friends, or neighbors. You might be surprised by what you discover.

Search Anyone

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