Washington, DC 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) July 25, 2003

                           FIRST ADVANTAGE CORPORATION
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             (Exact Name of the Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware                                 0-50285                      61-1437565
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(State or Other Jurisdiction          (Commission                  (IRS Employer
of Incorporation)                      File Number)          Identification No.)

805 Executive Center Drive West, Suite 300, St. Petersburg, Florida        33702
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(Address of Principal Executive Offices)                              (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code  (727) 290-1000

                                 Not Applicable.
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          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Item 5. Other Events. On July 25, 2003, First Advantage Corporation announced the resignation of Roopal Shah, president of the Motor Vehicle Records Services division and American Driving Records, Inc., a subsidiary of First Advantage. The press release announcing Mr. Shah's resignation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. Item 7. Exhibits. Exhibit No. Description - ----------- ----------- 99.1 Press Release.

SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized. FIRST ADVANTAGE CORPORATION Date: July 28, 2003 By: /s/ Kenneth DeGiorgio --------------------------------- Name: Kenneth DeGiorgio Title: Executive Vice President and General Counsel

                                                                   Exhibit 99.1


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 25, 2003 - First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ:
FADV), a leading national provider of enterprise and consumer screening
solutions, today announced the resignation of Roopal Shah, president of the
Motor Vehicle Records Services division and American Driving Records of Rancho
Cordova, Calif. Shah will stay with the company until his successor has been

"Roopal Shah has been key to the success of American Driving Records over the
years and his talents and insight will certainly be missed on the executive
team," said John Long, First Advantage chief executive officer and president.
"With his help and that of the ADR management team, we will recruit a capable
successor to seamlessly continue the execution of the divisional business plan."

Shah, who is departing to pursue other business interests, said, "It is with
regret that my other endeavors have necessitated my departure from First
Advantage. As a supporter of the company, I wish John Long and all the other
members of the First Advantage team success."

About First Advantage Corporation

First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FADV) provides best-in-class single-source
solutions for enterprise and consumer screening and risk mitigation needs,
incorporating state-of-the-art technology, proprietary systems and data
resources. Created by the merger of The First American Corporation's (NYSE: FAF)
Screening Technologies division with US, First Advantage is a leading
national provider in the screening industry, ranking among the top three
companies in nearly all of its business lines. The company offers multiple
products and services including employment background screening, drug-free
workplace programs, physical exams and other occupational health testing,
resident screening services, motor vehicle records and consumer location
services. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., with major offices in Los
Angeles, Concord and Sacramento, Calif.; Milwaukee; Bethesda and Rockville, Md.;
Denver; and Bangalore, India, the company has nearly 1,000 employees. Further
information about the company is available at

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