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Finding someone has never been easier. Use broad information, like an address or specific criteria, like a social security number, and receive possible record matches. Continuing your search is easy and efficient with our proprietary linking strategies.

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Discover an individual or business' treasures with the full offering of asset searches. Our records provide information on motor vehicles, property, air craft, vessels, and more.

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Businesses from the smallest LLC to the largest corporation are available for your research needs. Uncover information that helps your background checks.

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Court records and arrest and incarceration information is available in nearly every state. Obtain records not available to the general public.

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Learn about driving records, professional licensure, state licenses, and more for the individuals you are researching.

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Track down landlines and cell phones with all of IRB's phone searches. With more phones linked to more people, IRB has the information your clients need.

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IRBfocus gives you access to more than forty individual searches and reports to find the information you need. Each search fits under six main categories: People, Assets, Businesses, Courts, Licenses, and Phones. Find out more about individual searches and reports below.

Coverage for our information stretches across fifty states and all US territories. Within IRBfocus, each search and report displays a coverage map detailing the information provided. All search and report results are saved for seven days and are exportable as a PDF, Word Document, or Excel Spreadsheet.




Finding people is both an art and a science. We give access through IRBfocus to help you conduct searches efficiently. IRB combines data from millions of sources, creating the most comprehensive database about people in the United States.

Basic Person Search

The cornerstone of IRBfocus, our Basic Person Search is anything but "basic." Find the individual you're searching for by entering in specific or broad search criteria. IRBfocus returns information to continue your background search, like name, SSN, date of birth, address, and phone data.

Comprehensive Report

The Comprehensive Report pulls all the available data about your subject in one, convenient, readable report. If you're looking for the gold standard, look no further. The new and improved IRBfocus Comprehensive Report can be accessed directly or from search results.

Address Report

Additional Report Options within this report (charges apply): Property Ownership Current/Previous, Businesses at Address, Driver License Information, Motor Vehicles Registered at Address, Bankruptcies, Liens and Judgments, Neighborhood Profile (2000 Census).

Included in this report:
  • Current and Previous Residents (with Current Addresses for Previous Residents)
  • Phones at Address (numerous phones may be returned in the case of businesses or apartment buildings)
Advanced Person Search

Similar to the Basic Person Search, the Advanced Person Search provides additional input fields, such as name aliases or relative names. Details returned include neighborhood information, driver's license information, and phone numbers.

Advanced Person Search PLUS - NEW!

The new Advanced Person Search Plus in IRBfocus is the best way to initiate a search on any given subject. It offers a comprehensive address summary, along with social security number, names, date of birth, driver’s licenses, email addresses, phone numbers, and relatives.

Contact Plus Search

The new Contact Plus Search returns name, SSN, date of birth, and address information. In addition, the best phone numbers for the located individual are listed.

Contact Card Report

The Contact Card Report provides a new way to obtain instant access to key contact information available on an individual! Now you can easily identify relatives and associates closest to your subject AND determine their possible relationship to your subject (i.e. mother, father, sister) for more effective results. Contact Card can be accessed directly from your Person Search or Advanced Person Search results, as well as the newly redesigned Report Selection screen.

Included in this report:
  • Summary Report (indicators and more)
  • Contact List which may include: home, work, relatives, associates, neighbors, and possible relocations
  • Address Summary
  • Bankruptcy Filings
  • Phones Plus (Optional)
Death Record Search

The Social Security Death Index provides information about deceased individuals.

Email Search

The Email Search, with reverse email address capabilities, provides associated emails for your subject.

Finder Report

The Finder Report is an enhanced Report that contains additional telephone information, including indicators on unverified phones. The Finder Report will improve your ability to locate subjects and "nearbys." The Finder Report is all about phone numbers: verified and unverified.

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Marriage & Divorce Search

The Marriage and Divorce Search returns information about marriages and divorces, including names, locations, and dates.

People at Work Search

Connecting people and businesses is one of the things IRBfocus does best. Search more than 250 million records to find officers, directors, small business owners, and possible employees.

Summary Report

The Summary Report is the next tier of information available after a basic person search or an advanced person search. All searches available from a Summary Report are also found in the Asset, Comprehensive, Finder, and Contact Card Reports.

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Locate Report

The Locate Report provides enhanced information above and beyond the Finder Report. Use it to get a clear snapshot of an individual and their neighborhood. The Locate Report is a consise and efficient report for your toolbox..

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Uncover assets and ownership details for vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, and property.

Asset Report

The Asset Report contains all individual searches found within the main Asset category: motor vehicle registrations, property deeds, property assessments, watercraft, and aircraft. In addition, the Asset Report includes UCC filings, FAA pilot licenses, and all available information from the Summary Report: Address Summary, others using SSN, date/location where SSN issues, Census Data, Bankruptcy Indicator, Property Indicator, and Corporate Affiliations Indicator.

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Motor Vehicle Search

Find motor vehicle records that detail owner, registrant, and lien holder information, as well as vehicle data. The Motor Vehicle search includes boats, trailers, RVs, and other assets registered with a specific state's Department of Motor Vehicles.

Property Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: company name, last, first, middle name, street address, city, state, zip code, and parcel number. Find property assessment records such as seller name, all applicable addresses, land usage, sale and recording date, sale amount, assessed value, parcel number and other owner(s) information. You can run another report for additional records including the values such as land, market, and improvement.

Watercraft Search

Watercraft records may include: owner name, address, hull number, record type, date last seen and the vessel name. You can also run a watercraft report that displays more specific and detailed information on registration, title, and vessel information.


With more than 30 million firms in the United States, finding information about businesses can be daunting. Access searches within IRBfocus to find the details you need.

Business Search

Business results contain information about businesses and government agencies. Uncover business relationships, assets, and details that are not available to the general public.

Business Report

The comprehensive report on a business, run a Business Report to find all the details about a business entity.

Corporate Filing Search

Access corporate filings and gain information such as charter number, state of origin, record date, registered agent information, and more.

Internet Domain Search

Access and review details associated with owners of domains (websites).


Discover records from federal and state courts. Whether searching for criminal or civil records, IRBfocus has the information you need.

Arrest & Incarceration Search

Find the details of any arrest and booking. Filter the results by choosing a Current search which tracks activity in the last seven days, a Historical search which tracks activity older than seven days, or a Full search which tracks all activity. The search covers nearly 85% of the arrests in the United States.


Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, Social Security Number, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), street address, city, state, zip code, and case number. Bankruptcy records include debtor (and additional debtor) name, Social Security Number, address, case number, date filed, court location, and filing type.

You can run a Bankruptcy report that displays more specific and detailed information including: filing and disposition date, filing type and status, liabilities, assets, attorney and trustee information, and creditors meeting date and location. The Bankruptcy Report also may contain any bankruptcy filings for your subject covering the last ten years, as well as bankruptcy filings for your subject's co-debtors.

Bankruptcy information is crucial for compliance with 11 U.S.C. Section 362, which automatically stays most actions against a debtor or the debtor's property upon the filing of a petition for bankruptcy. This means creditors are prohibited from contacting the debtor or the debtor's employer or making any attempt to collect the debts.

If a creditor attempts collection efforts on a discharged debt, the debtor could file a motion for sanctions in court. A court can sanction creditors for violating the bankruptcy injunction. The normal sanction for violating the bankruptcy injunction is civil contempt, often punishable by a fine.

Civil Court Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as last, first, and middle name, company name, state, and jurisdiction.

Civil Courts record results vary from state to state, returning the following information: case title and type, plaintiff/petitioner, defendant/respondent, attorney, state of origin, city, state, and jurisdiction.

Criminal Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, Social Security Number, street address, city, state, zip code, county, and Department of Corrections (DOC) number.

Criminal Report

Accessing the Criminal Report produces additional insight into a criminal record. Information about the arrest, booking, and charges may be available.

Florida Accident Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, street address, city, state, zip code, accident, and tag number, and the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

Florida Accident records include: name, record type, address, accident date and number, VIN, and tag number.

Foreclosure Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: Social Security Number, last, first, and middle name, company name, city, state, and zip code.

Foreclosure records vary from state to state, returning the following information: plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) name, defendant(s) Social Security Number, site address, deed type, and recording date.

Lien & Judgment Search

Lien and Judgment records vary from state to state, including: debtor name and address, creditor name, case number, filing type and date, amount, book/page, Social Security Number, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), release date, original case number, and serial/cert. number.

RetrievALL - Court Document Retrieval Service

No more standing in long lines at the courthouse, wasting time, money and effort. With RetrievALL the courthouse comes to you! RetrievALL provides you with the state, local, and federal court information you need to make decisions efficiently and confidently. RetrievALL delivers local expertise and nationwide reach, reducing travel expenses and adding a layer of knowledge to your research efforts. You can order searches against public records, watch list reviews, media publications and more to conduct comprehensive on-demand due diligence on businesses and individuals.

RetrievALL delivers current access to critical filings on business entities and associated people, including:

  • Court and Administrative Filings: bankruptcy filings, judgments, liens, felonies, misdemeanors, litigation and UCCs
  • Business Records: articles of incorporation, corporate records and comprehensive reports from commercial bureaus
  • People: divorce records, professional licenses and OFAC

RetrievALL is built on the foundation of our nationwide network of court document retrieval specialists. We give your business access to an expert research team covering courthouses across the country, even in remote locations. Our team understands you need many types of current filings and documents, and we have the expertise and contacts readily available wherever you need them to quickly retrieve information that drives smarter investigations.

Sexual Offender Search

Sexual Offender records vary from state to state, including: SSN, name, AKA's, address, date of birth, hair color, eye color, sex, height, weight, race, offense date, conviction date, victim's age, and date last seen of the offender. A photograph of the offender will also be returned, if available.

Watchdog Service

The Watchdog Service keeps an eye on individuals and notifies you if they are arrested. Using name and date of birth criteria, you'll receive an email alert any time your subject is booked into a jail. Covering more than 80% of the population, the Watchdog Service's real-time tracking gives you the advantage of automated searching. Click the button below for more information about our Watchdog Service, including a detailed state coverage list.



Access information about licenses to discover facts about your subject.

Concealed Weapon Permit Search

License Search capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, Social Security Number, street address, city, state, and zip code. Concealed Weapon Permit results vary by state, but may include: full name, Social Security Number, address, gender, date of birth, ethnicity, license state, permit number and type, registration and expiration date.

Drivers License Search

Search for Drivers Licenses records using some or all of the following information: last, first, and middle name, license number, date of birth, (DOB) street address, city, state, zip code, and Social Security Number.

Results may include: name, address, county, Social Security Number, date of birth, date of death, sex, race, attention flag, restrictions, expiration and issue date, endorsements, motorcycle code, license type and number, hair and eye color, height, and weight.

Hunting & Fishing License Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, Social Security Number, street address, city, state, and zip code.

Hunting/Fishing License results vary by state, but may include: full name, Social Security Number, address, gender, date of birth, ethnicity, license number, date, and type, home state, and license state.

Professional License Search

Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, Social Security Number, street address, city, state, zip code, and license number. Remember that Professional License types vary by state, so be sure to check available coverage before running a search.

Professional License records include: full name, address, Social Security Number, license number, state, status, type, profession/board, sex, phone number, issue, expiration, and last renewal date.


Chances are the subject you're looking for has a phone. Finding quality contact numbers is one of the top reasons investigators use IRBfocus. Use the searches available to find up-to-date contact information.

Directory Assistance Search

The Directory Assistance Search provides phone numbers across the US for both individuals and businesses.

Phones Plus Search

The Phones Plus Search combines landlines and cellular phone information into one, complete search.

Reverse Phone Search

Conduct a Reverse Lookup when the only information you have is the phone number. Reverse Lookup results include: listing type (residence, business, or government), name, address, phone number, and caption. The caption column displays additional listing information such as the department name of a large business.