Instant Checkmate’s mobile app lets users run a background check, reverse phone search, or reverse email lookup right from their phone. Find information about an online date, discover the identity of an unknown caller, or search for criminal records on just about anyone with the tap of a button.

Download Checkmate Background Check today and get access to:
Criminal background checks
Unlimited people searches
Reverse email lookups
Reverse phone searches
And much more

How To Use Checkmate Background Check
Instant Checkmate’s mobile app gives you access to millions of public records with the click of a button. Users can search for someone by name, phone number, or email address.

Why To Use Instant Checkmate’s App

Find Old Friends Or Family
The Checkmate Background Check app makes it easy to reconnect with old friends or long-lost family members. Stop wondering where they might be or what they’re up to — find out for sure today!

Screen Online Dates
Are they really under 40? Do they have a criminal past? Discover information about your potential date by running a background check on Instant Checkmate’s mobile app.

Reveal A Cheater
Do you think your boyfriend or girlfriend might be cheating? Is your husband working late more often than usual? Find out the truth by running a background check.

Find Out Who Keeps Calling
Telemarketers and out-of-state numbers are easy to ignore, but who keeps calling from your same area code? Put a name and face to the number by running a quick search in the app.

Find Out About Yourself
Google only goes so far to reveal your online image. Anyone can run a background check through Instant Checkmate, so see what’s out there about you today!

Instant Checkmate has extensive information on just about anyone. Gain access to all it right now through the Checkmate Background Check app. Here is some of the information you might find!

Standard Report Features

• First and last name
• Past and present addresses
• Phone numbers and email addresses
• Arrest records
• Nearby sex offenders
• Possible relatives
• Census data
• Date of birth
• And more

Premium Report Features
For a small fee, users can upgrade to a premium report to receive even more data, such as:
• Corporate affiliations
• Properties owned
• Bankruptcies, liens, and foreclosures
• Vehicle data
• Business associates
• Hunting and weapons permits
• And much more!

Instant Checkmate Reviews
We welcome any and all feedback about the Checkmate Background Check app. Feel free to leave comments in the reviews section of the App Store, or visit us at If you experience any bugs or have any ideas for a new feature within the app, contact our developers directly at

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Instant Checkmate Customer Service
If you need any help using Instant Checkmate or the Checkmate Background Check app, please visit Our help site answers some of the most frequently asked questions, and it also includes tutorial videos.

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What's New

Version 1.21.2

Minor report updates and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
219 Ratings
219 Ratings


Works ok but COSTLY!! Be aware that even if you think you're just getting a one month subscription, you're NOT! You are actually in an ongoing agreement to pay from now until ???? I signed up, didn't pay enough attention to details😳 and wound up paying for 4 months before I caught it on my bank statement. I called the company & even though they could see that I had only done ONE SEARCH they were unable to reverse the charges. I know that technically they were right but GEEZ!!!

sad and frusterated customer

Please use online version

This app does not work but boy do I tell you online is amazing. Search up instant checkmate in safari chrome whatever web browser you use and it works amazing. And no it’s still not free but that’s a good price to pay for such good results. (Did you catch that. Good price to pay. Get it haha)


Save your money

Little information on the app that is beyond what you could find with a simple internet search and a lot of peripheral info that has no current relevance to the person. Don’t waste your money.

Developer Response

Sorry to hear you weren’t happy with the information found in your reports. We’re always working with our data providers to ensure that the information in our reports is as up-to-date and complete as possible, but occasionally some data just isn’t available to us. Please reach out to us so we can work out a resolution with you. Our Member Care team can be reached at 1-800-222-8985.


47.2 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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In-App Purchases
  1. Unlimited Premium Reports $34.99
  2. Unlimited Premium Reports $34.99
  3. Unlimited Phone Reports $4.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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