When meeting, hiring, or working with a new person it is important to do a free background check to make sure this person isn't a criminal and is someone you want to associate with. Today it is very easy to do a free background check on almost anyone to find out is they have a criminal past, warrants, as well as find out their housing history, address, phone number, social networking sites, and more. All you need is an internet connection, the person's name and location, and within a few seconds you can learns lots of information about that person by conducting a free background check.

Things You Will Need


first and last name


Step 1

You would be amazed at how much information you can learn about someone by doing a free background check using a simple Google search. Google provides endless background information and in many cases you can discover just about anything you want to know by searching for someone on Google. To make your search more efficient, place the person's name in quotes and nclude their current location. This will help narrow the results for your free backgrond check. By searching google for free background info you can expect to find links to any social networking sites they belong to, any news stories that involve them, job and housing information, and sometimes criminal information.

Step 2

If you do not find the free background information you want using Google, you will want to use a free background check website. Depending on the type of information you are looking for you will want to use different websites to find this free background search information. If you are searching for criminal backgrouund information, try websites like FreeCriminalSearch and SnoopStation. For information on public records, like birth and death certficates and housing information, try a website like PublicRecordCenter or Abika. Both of these sites provide free background information for public records which will also include addresses and phone numbers in many cases. There are also many websites that specialize in other types of free background checks and depending on what you are looking for and doing quick internet searches will help you find that information.

Step 3

Once you find the free background information you are looking for be careful with how you use it. Do not simply accuse someone of something before verifying with them that the information is accurate. Present the information clearly and calmly and explain your concerns from seeing their background information. Give them space and time t o respond to the background information and from there make a decision about how you want to move forward. Do not be afraid to do a free bakcground check. It is better to safe than sorry and you never want to put yourself, your family, or your business in danger.

Tips & Warnings

Consider using a free background check anytime you are hiring someone to work at your business or with your family.