People tracing in 7 days
Find UK People® are a U.K. leading people tracing company who have significantly invested in its people tracing service.
Our industry leading people tracing service is finding most of the people within 7 days. This service will locate a verified current address for the person being searched.
Find UK People® provides a rapid, efficient, and compliant means to trace people nationwide that you need to reconnect with. Accessible online, the people tracing service offers an easy-to-use interface. Our investigation and inquiry tracing partners can access address links derived from people tracing agency datasets and credit activity information.
After searching for a few years for a family member, we decided to ask Find UK People to have a look. In 3 hours we had a result! I would definitely use this company again.
Why people choose us
No trace, no fee
If we don’t find your subject you don’t pay a penny.
60 day guarantee
Check your results Free of Charge for up to 60 days.
Fast 7 day service
Results in 7 days, in most circumstances.
Results that are accurate and can be relied upon.
Finding even the most elusive
All of our people tracing services are offered on a no trace no fee basis, just place your initial order with us and we will investigate the people tracing enquiry.
Our team offers an extensive range of people tracing services, all of which are provided on a no trace, no fee basis. This straightforward approach ensures that you only pay for successful traces. To begin the process, simply place your initial order with us, detailing the nature of your people tracing inquiry. Upon receipt of your request, our expert team will promptly initiate the investigation.
The primary goal of our people tracing service is to provide you with the current address of the individual you are seeking. We do this by leveraging our experience, resources, and specialized tools to trace the individual using at least two separate information sources. This dual-source method ensures that the information is reliable and credible, reducing the chances of inaccuracies or errors.
Once we have found and verified the current address, we generate a trace report. This report confirms that the address we have found is indeed the correct current address of the individual in question, as of the date the report is produced. We stand behind the accuracy of our findings, and thus, we offer an underwriting period of 60 days post-generation of the trace report. During this period, if you have any doubts or feel that the information might be incorrect, we are more than willing to recheck the case for you, ensuring your complete satisfaction.
Our team comprises seasoned people tracing experts who are adept at locating individuals swiftly and effectively. We take pride in our low-cost service model, which, coupled with our no trace, no fee policy, makes our service not only effective but also economically advantageous. Our people tracing service is both a cost-effective and reliable solution for anyone seeking to locate an individual, whether for personal, legal, or professional reasons.
In our commitment to offer a comprehensive service, we also provide ongoing support and consultation throughout the tracing process. From the moment you place your initial order, to the generation of the trace report, and even beyond, our team is available to answer any questions, address any concerns, and provide guidance as necessary. In this way, we strive to make the process as transparent and straightforward as possible, while maintaining the highest levels of professionalism and confidentiality.
In essence, our people tracing service combines expertise, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness, offering a comprehensive and reliable solution for all your people tracing needs. We understand that the process of locating someone can be complex and daunting, which is why we are dedicated to providing a service that is not only effective but also straightforward and stress-free.
Find UK People, your trusted tracing agent in the United Kingdom. We specialize in locating individuals by utilizing information from UK credit agencies. Our advanced tracing techniques, combined with access to address links provided by credit agencies, enable us to successfully track down the current addresses of people you are searching for.
How It Works: Utilizing UK Credit Agency Information
At Find UK People, we leverage the valuable resources offered by UK credit agencies to assist us in tracing and locating individuals. Credit agencies in the UK, such as Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, gather and maintain vast databases of credit information on individuals and businesses. These agencies collect data from various sources, including banks, lenders, utility companies, and other credit providers.
When individuals apply for credit or enter into financial agreements, their personal information, including their current and previous addresses, is often recorded by these credit agencies. This data creates a comprehensive profile that helps lenders assess an individual’s creditworthiness. We tap into these address links to initiate the process of locating people.
The Tracing Process
Our skilled team of tracing experts begins the process by collecting the relevant information provided by our clients, such as the person’s name, last known address, and any other available details. We then access the databases of UK credit agencies to search for address links associated with the individual.
Using sophisticated algorithms and search tools, we cross-reference the provided information with the vast credit agency databases. We analyze the individual’s credit information, including their previous addresses, to identify patterns and potential leads. This thorough investigation helps us determine the most likely current address of the person you are searching for.
At FindUKPeople, we go beyond just acquiring data from credit agencies that indicate a subject’s current address. Our process includes employing sophisticated algorithms and search tools to cross-reference this data with multiple alternative sources that are not linked to UK Credit Agencies and are sensitive to recent updates, i.e., within the last 30 days. This allows us to validate the authenticity of the initial Credit Agency data and ensure that the address we sourced is indeed the correct and current one for the subject you are searching for in the UK.
Further, our analysis doesn’t stop at current addresses. We also examine the individual’s mapped data in detail, including their historical addresses, to discern patterns and potential leads. This rigorous investigation aids us in pinpointing the exact current address of the person you are searching for, every time.
Data Privacy and Compliance
We understand the importance of data privacy and compliance with relevant regulations. As a reputable tracing agent, Find UK People operates in full compliance with the UK Data Protection Act (DPA) & GDPR, ensuring that all personal information is handled securely and confidentially. We only access credit agency information in accordance with legal requirements and the consent of our clients.
Successful Tracing Results
Our extensive experience and access to UK credit agency information have enabled us to achieve a high success rate in tracing and locating individuals. Whether you’re searching for a long-lost relative, an old friend, or anyone else, our reliable tracing services can help you find their current address and reconnect.
Volume Batch Tracing
Should you have a large volume of people to trace, our batch tracing facility will trace the vast majority of your gone aways to a forwarding address – our batch tracing prices can be viewed here.
Frequently asked questions
Is people tracing no trace no fee?
✅ Peace of mind!
All of our people tracing services are no trace no fee so if we don’t find the person you are looking for you won’t pay a penny. Furthermore, our address trace services adhere to a no trace no fee policy, assuring that there will be no charges if the trace does not yield results. However, please note that once a report has been generated and delivered, it is considered final and cannot be refunded. This guarantees the comprehensiveness and finality of our services.
What information do I need to complete a trace?
ℹ️ We don’t need much!
All you need is the persons name and either their old address or date of birth.
How long does the trace take?
💨 7 days fast!
Normally just 7 days and a maximum of 30 days.
Is the information guaranteed?
✅ Guaranteed for 60 days
All of our supplied information is guaranteed for 60 days and we will recheck it free of any charge during this period if you need some further validation.
What is people tracing?
🕵️ Private investigation but different!
Tracing people involves locating and identifying individuals who may be difficult to find or have become untraceable. This can be done through a variety of methods, including traditional investigative techniques, public records searches, online databases, social media analysis, and collaboration with tracing agents and private investigators.
There are several scenarios in which people tracing might be employed.
Here are a few examples:
- Missing Persons: Tracing individuals who have gone missing or are considered to be at risk. This can involve efforts from law enforcement agencies, private investigators, or specialized organizations dedicated to finding missing persons.
- Debt Collection: Tracing individuals who owe debts or have outstanding financial obligations. Debt collection agencies may use people tracing techniques in house or external tracing agents to locate debtors and establish contact for the purpose of repayment.
- Legal Proceedings: Tracing individuals who need to be served legal documents, such as court summonses or subpoenas. In these cases, individuals may attempt to avoid being served, and tracing techniques can be used to locate and deliver the necessary documents.
- Genealogy and Ancestry: Tracing individuals’ family history and genealogical connections. This can involve researching historical records, online databases, and DNA testing services to build family trees and connect individuals with their ancestors.
How do people tracing agents work?
💻 Online research experts!
People tracing agents, also known as skip tracers or investigators, are professionals who specialize in locating individuals who are difficult to find or have intentionally gone off the grid. While specific methods and techniques may vary among tracing agents, here is a general overview of how they work in the UK:
- Information Gathering: Tracing agents start by collecting as much information as possible about the person they are trying to locate. This can include details like full name, date of birth, last known address, family connections, employment history, and any other relevant information provided by the client or available through public records.
- Database Searches: Tracing agents utilize various databases and online resources to search for information related to the person they are tracing. These can include credit agency datasets, electoral rolls, phone directories, property records, company registries, and other public databases. They may also access specialized databases that are only available to licensed investigators.
- Online Research: Tracing agents leverage the power of the internet and social media platforms to gather information. They might search for the person’s online presence, examine their social media profiles, and look for any digital footprints that could provide clues about their current whereabouts.
- Field Investigations: If the initial research does not yield satisfactory results, tracing agents may conduct field investigations. This can involve physically visiting addresses associated with the person, speaking with neighbors, landlords, or colleagues who might have information, or reaching out to local authorities, such as the police, to inquire about any records or sightings.
- Collaboration and Networking: Tracing agents often collaborate with other professionals and agencies in their efforts. They may work closely with law enforcement, private investigators, and other tracing agents who have expertise in specific areas or access to additional resources. Building a network of contacts can be crucial in locating hard-to-find individuals.
- Confidentiality and Legal Compliance: Tracing agents are bound by legal and ethical guidelines. They must operate within the boundaries of the law and adhere to data protection regulations such as GDPR. They are responsible for maintaining confidentiality and ensuring that the information they gather is used for legitimate purposes.
Do you need consent for family or friend tracing?
👪 We keep everyone safe!
The following process only applies to family, friend or ex partner tracing.
As Find UK People, a leading people tracing agency in the UK, we take data protection and privacy very seriously. It’s essential for us to adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which provides individuals with significant control over their personal data. This section outlines the reasoning behind our need to obtain consent when carrying out a family or friend trace – this does not apply to other trace types.
In accordance with the GDPR, we can only process personal data when it’s legally permissible to do so, and there are stringent conditions that we must meet. One of these conditions is the individual’s explicit consent. We require consent in instances of family or friend tracing to ensure that we respect and protect the rights and freedoms of the individual being traced.
It’s crucial to note that even though you may be looking for a friend or family member with good intentions, we cannot assume this on behalf of the person being traced. Everyone has a right to privacy and this includes the right to decide who they want to be in contact with. Therefore, to ensure we respect these rights, we must obtain explicit consent from the individual being traced before releasing their personal information.
This policy not only safeguards the individual’s privacy rights but also helps us maintain our commitment to ethical data handling practices and compliance with GDPR regulations. If we were to process personal data without obtaining proper consent, it would result in a breach of the GDPR, leading to potential fines and reputational damage.
We understand that this requirement may cause frustration for those seeking to reconnect with loved ones. However, our primary responsibility is to ensure that we operate within the legal boundaries set by GDPR and respect the rights of all individuals involved in our tracing processes.
How do you obtain consent for family or friend tracing?
All family or friend traces require consent, other cases do not.
✉️ We keep everyone safe!
We obtain this by sending a letter to the traced individual, providing them with the searcher’s email and phone number. After this letter is dispatched, we offer no further assistance. The traced party can directly reach out to the searcher using the provided contact information. Find UK People strictly adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Therefore, we require explicit consent from the individual being traced before we can process their personal data when conducting a family or friend trace – other services do not require consent.
How do you trace peoples address?
🕵️♀️ We find the elusive!
People tracing, also known as skip tracing, is a process used to locate an individual who cannot be found at their known address. In the UK, this task is often performed by professional tracing agents who use a range of methods to find the person in question. Here’s a general overview of the process:
1. **Initial Information Gathering:** The tracing agent begins by collecting all available information about the person they’re looking for. This could include the person’s full name, date of birth, last known address, occupation, and any other relevant details. This information serves as the starting point for the search.
2. **Database Searches:** Tracing agents have access to a variety of databases that the general public does not. These can include credit reference agency databases, electoral roll data, proprietary databases, and more. By searching these databases, the agent can find leads like new addresses, contact numbers, or connections to other people.
3. **Public Records and Online Research:** In addition to databases, tracing agents also use public records to gather information. These can include court records, property records, business registration records, and more. Agents also use online resources, such as social media platforms, online directories, and news articles, to collect more information.
4. **Fieldwork:** Depending on the case, tracing agents might conduct fieldwork, such as visiting the last known address, speaking with neighbours or known associates, or other on-the-ground activities.
5. **Analysis and Verification:** Once new information is obtained, the tracing agent will analyze and verify it. They ensure that the found individual is the correct person they are looking for. This step might involve cross-referencing multiple sources, verifying the individual’s identity through discreet enquiries, or other methods to ensure accuracy.
6. **Report:** Once the person is successfully traced, the trace agent provides a report to the client with the located individual’s current contact details and any other requested information.
It’s important to note that while tracing agents have access to a variety of resources, they must always operate within the law. In the UK, this includes adhering to the Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation to protect individuals’ privacy.
The process can take anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks, depending on the complexity of the case and the amount of information initially available.
Why choose an in-depth people trace?
🤩 Be amazed!
In-Depth Research Solutions Versus Standard Data Search Approaches
Leverage our comprehensive In-depth Research Solutions, distinguished from traditional data-only people tracing techniques, to gain a more detailed and thorough understanding of an individual.
Our In-depth Research Solutions utilise an array of resources and methods, ensuring a holistic and in-depth analysis of your subject. We integrate an array of research avenues, including:
- Public Records Research: We delve into a multitude of public records, both local and national, to gather vital pieces of information about the subject of interest.
- Interviews: Our team of dedicated researchers conduct insightful interviews to gain personal perspectives and potentially uncover hitherto unknown or overlooked information.
- Social Media Research: In the digital era, a person’s social media presence can provide invaluable insights. We explore the subjects’ online presence across multiple platforms to build a well-rounded profile.
- Professional Dataset and Manual Research: We don’t just rely on electronic data. Our team personally reviews and analyses extensive professional datasets, meticulously sifting through said data for any hidden nuggets of information.
Contrast this to the limitations of data-only people traces, which predominantly depend on electronic databases via Credit Agencies and publicly available information. While these methods can be efficient, they are typically limited in their scope, potentially omitting critical details and providing a less comprehensive view of the individual.
Our In-depth Research Solutions excel at revealing hidden or hard-to-find residential indicator information. The breadth and depth of our research methods mean a higher success rate in uncovering such elusive data, making our services invaluable when dealing with complex, challenging searches.
For each service, the following legal obligations are upheld:
- Data Protection: We adhere to all provisions of the UK Data Protection Act, ensuring all personal data is handled responsibly and securely.
- Confidentiality: Your information and the details of the investigation remain strictly confidential, respecting your privacy and that of the subject.
- Compliance: Our services comply with all applicable UK laws and regulations, ensuring the legality and reliability of our research.
Invest in our In-depth Research Solutions to achieve the most detailed, comprehensive, and accurate understanding of your subjects, while ensuring full legal compliance with UK laws and regulations.