For many reasons a person search in the USA is conceivable.
However, there is no population register in the USA. Therefore, it is not possible to determine whether someone is registered in a certain city.
For this reason, other search methods are used when searching for people in the USA. Professionals are therefore able to track down most people in America.
It is best to get your non-binding offer right away to find a person in the USA.
What can I do myself to find someone in America?
Before you hire a professional investigator to find someone, you can use the resources of the Internet to help you. Sometimes this helps to find people in America.
In the course of skip tracing in the USA you can do much more than just look into the phone book online. Today, moreover, not everyone has registered a phone that is listed there.
Depending on the type of search and the known information, you can contact different information centres. Suppose you are looking for someone who was previously in the military, there are other contact points than if you want to find a friend from your student days.
We have therefore summarised some interesting contact points for you as tips on the subject.
Are you looking for active or former military personnel? Then you can search for US Army persons here:
- www.archives.gov/st-louis (former soldiers)
- www.hrc.army.mil (active soldiers)
- www.army.com (reservists)
- www.usace.army.mil (Information about Army members)
- www.gsa.gov/portal/content/103939 (National Personnel Records Centre)
Another note on this topic that you should know and use. Especially interesting for setting up family trees and searching for relatives is the page:
This site is operated by the Mormons. You can search the content for free.
A genealogical search possibility offers the page
Not to forget, of course, the modern ways of the Internet. So it is possible for you to search over the almost already usual sources also overseas for persons. Many of these pages are also suitable as person search engines. Which result comes out thereby, however, is always different. Especially you can use thereby:
- www.google.com (Google+ is also suitable for the search)
- www.bing.com (Any other search engine is also possible, because all search engines have different databases)
- www.facebook.com (The address search is difficult, but contact is possible)
- www.twitter.com (You can also contact and send a message via social networks such as Twitter)
- www.linkedin.com (Sometimes the employer and even the telephone number of the company can be found)
In very special cases, the Embassy may provide support, but this may only apply to a few exceptions.
Where do professionals look for people in the USA for you?
Basically, we are able to search in all 50 American states through our extensive network.
The most frequent necessity for a person search in the USA is in the large federal states such as:
- New York
These cities become the most common search destinations for address searches in the states:
- New York City, NY
- Los Angeles, CA
- Chicago, IL
- Houston, TX
- Philadelphia, PA
- Phoenix, AZ
- San Francisco, CA
- Dallas, TX
- Washington, D.C.
- Miami, FL
- Atlanta, GA
Is it possible to combine a person search with an on-the-spot check?
When searching for addresses in the United States, we will first use all possible resources to determine a person’s current whereabouts. This will then also be checked in local registers. If you wish, it is also possible to carry out a check directly on the spot.
For this purpose, a private investigator will go directly “on-site”. The private detective will carry out his investigations on site very discreetly. This form of investigation is then of course more expensive than a normal address search.
The address search in the USA is often completed within a few days. However, there are sometimes cases in which a search takes a longer time.
What does the people search in the USA cost?
In general, there is unfortunately no fixed unit price for a search for people and their address.
In fact, the cost of a people search in America depends on various factors. The more you know about the person you are looking for, the cheaper the search will usually be. This is not automatically the case, but in most orders.
Then the question arises whether the pure address inquiry is sufficient for you, or whether still a check of this address must take place locally. This is easier to do in the large centres of the USA than in remote areas.
If an on-site inspection in cities like San Diego, Boston or Denver is necessary, it is much cheaper than researching in remote areas of the Nevada desert or in lonely rural areas.
It also makes a big difference if you are looking for a person with a rather unique name or if you are looking for Thomas Miller. If nothing else about the latter is known, the search might be almost impossible. Because people with this name probably exist in great numbers in the United States.
Consequently, different prices will be charged for address searches in the USA. However, we have various offers according to which certain services can be carried out in the USA at previously fixed prices. These then also depend on how intensive the research should be and what information you want exactly.
Who is searched for in the USA?
The reasons for an overseas person search are very different. In general, however, it can be said that the following cases are probably the most regular reasons for an address search:
- Search for debtors in the United States of America
- Search for former friends who now live overseas
- Search for emigrants
- Search for the biological father (mostly former member of the US Army stationed abroad)
- Search for heirs living in the United States of America
- Review of individuals who have been introduced to the Internet and who impersonate a businessman or American soldier
- Search for former schoolmates (often from their time as exchange students)
These and similar backgrounds form the basis of most search jobs. However, there are also a number of other intentions to let someone search on the other side of the Atlantic.
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If you are looking for someone in the USA and cannot find them yourself, please contact us now.
We have been looking for international people abroad for decades. This also includes America. In the course of an ever “smaller” world, search orders are no longer unusual even in distant countries.
The search for people worldwide is possible almost everywhere, only not in some totalitarian countries and also not in crisis areas or states in which there is war. Our success rate is generally quite high as far as the addresses found are concerned. Why shouldn’t we also be successful for you and find someone?
Send us the data of the person you are looking for. Take advantage of our experience in this field. We will then explain to you what possibilities there are and what costs you will incur.