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   November 8, 2021



Acceleration Request for First Advantage Corporation

Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-260869)

Division of Corporation Finance

Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549

c/o Brian Fetterolf

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, we attach the requests of our client, First Advantage Corporation, and of the underwriters that effectiveness of the above-referenced Registration Statement be accelerated to 4:30 p.m., New York, NY time, on November 10, 2021, or as soon as practicable thereafter. We ask, however, that the Securities and Exchange Commission staff not accelerate such effectiveness until we speak with you on that date.

Please contact Kenneth B. Wallach at (212) 455-3352 or Hui Lin at (212) 455-7862 with any questions.


Very truly yours,

/s/ Kenneth B. Wallach

Kenneth B. Wallach

/s/ Hui Lin

Hui Lin