International criminal record checks

International Criminal Record Checks

If an applicant has previously lived abroad, you may want to consider obtaining an international criminal record check alongside their DBS application.


International Criminal Record checks made simple with DDC

At Due Diligence Checking we can support you with your international criminal record checking requirements alongside your DBS checks. We understand the difficulties in obtaining complaint overseas criminal record checks due to the varying processing requirements and accessibility from country to country. Using our years of experience processing DBS, PVG and Access Northern Ireland checks, and our carefully selected partners, you can be confident that you can request compliant and legal international criminal record checks.

Why request an international criminal record check?

Criminal record checks in some industries are an important requirement in the UK. Therefore, if an applicant has previously lived overseas, obtaining a criminal record check from the country they have previously worked or lived is seen as best practice. If you are screening candidates against the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), then it is a requirement to complete overseas checks where there is evidence of a lack of UK residence. Applicants must declare any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.

Therefore when screening overseas candidates, completing an international criminal record check provides you with all the information to make an informed decision. This also demonstrates to your clients, that you take compliance seriously.

Why choose Due Diligence Checking?

International criminal record checks can be difficult to obtain. Each country has varying processes, legal requirements and accessibility to information. Due Diligence Checking takes away the need for researching requirements for each country and any guesswork using our expertise and carefully selected partners.

Utilising DDC’s specialist online pre-employment screening services you will benefit from:

Quick and free set-up – you can be processing your checks the same day with DDC’s free registration and set-up.

Support and advice – you will have access to DDC’s experienced Customer Service Team providing support advice for all your checks. The current team have over 100 years of combined experience within the industry.

Service to suit your needs – with bespoke packages and a flexible system, DDC can accommodate all sectors and organisations.

Secure and reliable – DDC’s system and processes have obtained ISO9001 and ISO27001 accreditation promising you a secure and reliable service.

Single management interface – manage all your checks with a single interface, using our dynamic Client Area.

We can support you with your requirements for international criminal record checks as part of a number of  pre-employment screening standards:

How do I get started?

To start processing your criminal record checks you can register your organisation for free. Whether you have a single location with a few core employees or multiple offices with a multi-tiered organisational structure, our online system will meet your needs and allow you to track your applications from start to finish. We will provide you with support and advice during set-up, and ensure your account settings accommodate your requirements.

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