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                               June 4, 2021

       Scott Staples
       Chief Executive Officer
       1 Concourse Parkway NE, Suite 200
       Atlanta, Georgia 30328

                                                        Re: FIRST ADVANTAGE
Statement on Form S-1
                                                            Filed May 28, 2021
                                                            File No. 333-256622

       Dear Mr. Staples:

              We have reviewed your registration statement and have the
following comments. In
       some of our comments, we may ask you to provide us with information so
we may better
       understand your disclosure.

              Please respond to this letter by amending your registration
statement and providing the
       requested information. If you do not believe our comments apply to your
facts and
       circumstances or do not believe an amendment is appropriate, please tell
us why in your

              After reviewing any amendment to your registration statement and
the information you
       provide in response to these comments, we may have additional comments.

       Registration Statement on Form S-1 Filed May 28, 2021

       Risk Factors
       Our Sponsor controls us and its interests may conflict with yours in the
future., page 39

   1.                                                   We note your disclosure
on page 144 that the stockholders    agreement will grant your
                                                        Sponsor and its
affiliates and certain of their transferees certain governance rights for as
                                                        long as your Sponsor
and its affiliates and certain of their transferees maintain ownership
                                                        of at least 25% of your
outstanding common stock, including rights of approval over
                                                        certain corporate and
other transactions and the appointment of your chief executive
                                                        officer. Please enhance
your disclosure to describe the nature of the "corporate and other
                                                        transactions" to which
these shareholders have governance rights. Please also discuss the
                                                        risks related to this
provision, including any anti-takeover effects it may have, in your risk
 Scott Staples
June 4, 2021
Page 2
Exhibit 5.1

2.    Please remove the assumption that the primary shares will be validly
issued, fully paid and
      nonassessable "when the Board of Directors of the Company has taken all
      corporate action to authorize and approve the issuance of the Primary
Shares," as this
      assumes a material fact underlying the "validly issued" opinion. Refer to
Staff Legal
      Bulletin No. 19 Section II.B.3.a.
        We remind you that the company and its management are responsible for
the accuracy
and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action
or absence of
action by the staff.

       Refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration. Please
allow adequate
time for us to review any amendment prior to the requested effective date of
the registration

       Please contact Taylor Beech at 202-551-4515 or Mara Ransom at
202-551-3264 with any

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                                                           Division of
Corporation Finance
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cc:       Kenneth B. Wallach, Esq.
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