Philippines Background Checks
Date 05-18-2016 | Views  709

Philippines is a country with a high degree of fraud and corruption, ranked 118th out of 160 on the NationMaster Government Corruption list, so it is important to understand a person or companies background before getting too involved on a personal or business level.

Philippines Private Investigators have seen sharp increases in business from foreign customers. Investigations often focus on brides, girlfriends, and internet dating relationships, as well as foreign business partners and investors. With the high degree of fraud in the Philippines, getting a background check or due diligence investigation is an important security decision. Proceeding in a personal or business relationship without one can be very costly.

Despite the fraud, there are opportunities in the Philippines, both for personal and business relationships. Beautiful brides and profitable business ventures do exist, but hiring a Philippines private investigator to do a professional background check is an effective way to protect yourself.

When considering hiring a Philippines detective, it is a good idea to check their location. Many are based in the United States or Europe, not in the Philippines or even Southeast Asia, so the first step is to make sure it's possible to speak with someone that is actually in the Philippines!

While these foreign private investigators may provide excellent service in their home countries, there is a major disadvantage to doing 'long-distance' or 'internet' investigations in the Philippines. These companies must normally subcontract their services, furthermore without local agents or staff, it is difficult to control the quality and timeliness of their work. In addition, Philippines culture, customs, and laws are very different from other countries, and of course the service costs outside the Philippines are also much higher.

Don't be misled by big companies, fancy names, or flashy websites, make sure you can speak to someone that is actually located in the Philippines and can give you customer references and samples of their work before you start. 

Philippines Private Investigators offer discreet private investigative and detective services at affordable local rates. Our team of highly experienced and trained local and expat agents cover all of the Philippines and work with local police, embassies, as well as other government agencies.

For more information or a free quote, contact us at or

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Mr. Andre Tuyet has over 15 years of experience in private investigation services and has served as an advisor for international companies involving foreign personnel and customers. He is a senior advisor for Philippines Private Investigators (, Vietnam Private Investigators (, Indonesia Private Investigators ( and Thailand Private Investigators ( as well as a graduate of University of California, and has managed hundreds of investigations in the Southeast Asia region.

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