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TruthFinder Review

By: Hailey | Last updated October 25, 2018

  • Easy to navigate interface
  • Timeline view of the report
  • Accurate information
  • Reasonably priced
  • Mobile app that works on iOS and Android
  • It takes a long time to complete the report
  • No free trial/report
  • Can’t buy a single report

TruthFinder stands out through its accurate reports, easy to navigate interface and the timeline view of the reports. What we didn’t like about this service is the long time it takes to generate your report and the fact that it doesn’t offer the possibility to buy a single report. You have to choose a subscription.


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TruthFinder describes itself as a public record search service that can find information on anyone in the United States, whether it is contact info, criminal records, their location history report, relatives and more.

The service was launched in 2015 and boasts on having 9.5 million sessions monthly. The company is based in San Diego, California.

TruthFinder has an A+ rating with the BBB (Better Business Bureau) and also has a mobile app that is compatible with both iOS and Android devices.

How it works

TruthFinder offers 2 subscriptions to choose from: a month to month subscription and a 3-month subscription. You’ll find the pricing below, under our ‘Pricing’ section.

TruthFinder doesn’t offer any free trial or free plan, nor does it offer the possibility to buy only a single report.

If you want to get more than just the standard report, you can opt for their ‘Premium Report Upgrade’, which will cost you an extra $17.47. The Premium upgrade will also include the person’s owned properties, prior addresses, their business details, such as their associates, professional licenses, weapons permits, tax liens, neighbors, old phone numbers, civil judgments, traffic accidents, voter registration info and more.

When you first get started with TruthFinder you have to enter the first and last name of the person you want to search, their city and state. You will then have to wait for several minutes until the search is completed and the report is generated. It is a bit of a lengthy and annoying process. TruthFinder will ask you several questions about that person to narrow down the search and if it finds several people with that name, they can be sorted based on first/last name, their age, location and more.

Once your report is complete, you have to click on Access Report and then you have to wait again for several minutes. The entire process seems a bit too long in our opinion. In order to be able to access the report, TruthFinder directs you to the payment page, where you can choose how  to pay.

Upon registering, expect to receive quite a few spam e-mails.

TruthFinder provides accurate and complex reports. In our tests, we managed to get correct information on personal details, phone numbers, addresses and criminal history.

TruthFinder includes in its standard report information such as date of birth, address, phone number, social media profiles, possible relatives, known aliases, criminal and traffic records and more.

What we really like about TruthFinder was its user friendly interface and how it displays information in a timeline. That makes it easier for you to navigate the report, to spot present and past info about your subject, their current and past addresses and so on.

TruthFinder gathers the information from public records and governmental documents such as court records, birth and date records, arrest records, sex offender convictions, parking tickets and more. It also uses online sources to collect its data: e-mails, social media profiles, etc.

Overall, we consider TruthFinder to be average in terms of quality of services. Its information is more accurate than with some competitors, but it pretty much finds the same info other people search sites find. Its pricing plans are reasonable, but one drawback is the fact that you can’t purchase a single report, you have to choose between their month-to-month or 3-month subscriptions. What we liked best about TruthFinder was its user-friendly interface and the timeline display.

There are 2 pricing plans available with TruthFinder: a month to month subscription, which is $27.78/month or a 3-month subscription. For the 3-month subscription you have to pay upfront for all 3 months, a total of $69.07. The Premium Report Upgrade will cost you an additional $17.47.

Phone: (800) 699-8081


Hours: 5 am to 10 pm (PST); 8 am to 1 am (EST), 7 days/week, except for the holidays

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