Finding a person using his driver's license or Social Security number isn't as easy as entering the information into a search engine and waiting for the results. Government agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles and the police department are able to obtain current addresses by using those numbers but that information isn't easily accessible to the general public. To search specifically using a driver's license or Social Security number, you should consider hiring a private detective. Prior to hiring a detective, you may enter the Social Security number into a Social Security Death Index (SSDI) to determine if the person is deceased. Otherwise, searching by the individual's first and last name may yield the quickest and least expensive results.
Search online or in the phone book to obtain phone numbers for several private detective agencies. Call each agency and explain that you would like to find someone using his Social Security number or driver's license number. Inquire about the services offered and what types of fees are associated with the search.
Choose the private detective that best suits your needs and budget. Set up an appointment at the detective's office.
Arrive on time to your meeting and provide the detective with the driver's license number and Social Security number of the person you wish to locate. Fill out any paperwork as requested by the detective. Pay any upfront fees. Provide a current phone number where the detective can reach you when he obtains any information.
Search "Public Records" in your preferred search engine. Review several public record websites and choose the one you prefer. Register for an account by providing your name, email address and password.
Select the type of plan you need, whether it covers a one-time search or multiple searches, and provide your credit card information. Open your email software and verify your account by clicking on the confirmation link included in the email sent by the public records company.
Log into your account at the public records website. Type the person's first and last name into the appropriate fields. For a more accurate search, select the individual's current state of residence if known. Wait for the results to populate.
Tips & Warnings
- Before hiring a private detective, check with the Better Business Bureau to ensure the agency is legitimate.
- Prior to registering with an online public records search web site, be sure to read through the terms and conditions thoroughly.
- If you know the person is local, search the residential listings in your phone book to try and locate the person.
- After determining the individual's current location, it is best to try and call the person before showing up at his house.
- Photo Credit lupe image by mangia from Fotolia.com
How to Find People by Social Security Number
Whether you are searching for a long-lost friend, relative or other person of interest, the more information you have, the easier the...
Can I Find an Address by Using a Driver's License Number?
Depending upon the identity and purpose of the requester, a driver's license number may be used to find a person's address. Federal...
How to Find Someone By Driver License
How to Find Someone By Driver License. Like a credit report, ... you may want to know how to find someone by...
How to Find a Person By Using Their License Plate
The Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) requires certain criteria for searching for a person by license plate number. When attempting to search...
How to Identify a Person by Their License Plate Number
The Department of Motor Vehicles can help you locate a driver's information.
How to Find Someone By Driver's License
Find someone by their driver's license with advice from a certified family mediator in this free video on legal self-help. ... How...
How to Find My Former Driver's License Number
How to Find My Former Driver License Number. Once you become legal to drive you receive a driver license number, ... How...
How to Change a Driver's License Address
How to Change a Driver's License Address. ... Current driver's license Social Security number; Show More. Instructions. 1. Change your current driver's...
How to Locate a Driver With a License Plate Number
Whether your car was involved in a hit-and-run accident that only allowed you to catch the other driver's license plate number ......
How to Find Someone's Texas Driver License Number
Access to another individual's DMV records, including their license number, is restricted by the federal Driver Privacy Protection Act. This means that...
Florida Drivers License Number Format
Some states use a predictable format based on your name, gender and date of birth to determine a driver's license number. This...
How to Check My Driver's License in Florida
Your Florida Driver's License can be suspended if you have unpaid traffic citations, ... How to Get a Driver's License Without a...