Global Employment Screening
International background screening is not “one size fits all.” We first take the time to analyze your needs, privacy and industry compliance requirements, technological capabilities, and screening objectives. Access to quality information on individuals varies greatly from one country to another. ISS carefully examines data sources by country and by product with 6 specific requirements in mind:
- Existence of information in target country?
- How is information maintained?
- Reliability and credibility of information?
- Legality of using consumer information for employment purposes?
- Timeliness of delivery?
- Affordable cost of information?
When each of these requirements are met for a given product, then ISS will provide that product from that country. If your organization is reviewing its international background check program and you would like information about ISS’ programs, please feel free to contact us. We’ll be glad to give you an overview of our capabilities and to answer your questions.
Employment Screening Products & Services
Preferred Criminal Record Check: Official Govt Issued Results
Provides direct to source, risk averse reporting that typically returns a Criminal Record Certificate, Certificate of Good Conduct (CGC), Certificate of No Criminal Conduct (CNCC) or (in rare occasions) an official narrative issued by the government authority regulating criminal records in the subject’s designated country.
Limited Criminal Record Check: Best Available – Country Specific Solution
This service represents a “Best Available” practice when attempting to determine if a subject has a criminal record history for a specified country where criminal record history is only available to the subject of record or there is not an official government regulated process for an out of country, third-party subject to obtain and certify criminal history records.
ClearanceChek™: Criminal Clearance Certificate Authentication
A service used when criminal clearance is required for a candidate for one of many countries where access to criminal records are restricted for third-party, or out of country entities. This best practice process requires the candidate to obtain their official criminal clearance certificate and present it for validation and authentication.
Provides up-to-date access to the most inclusive government provided and public lists of international criminality information available. It has over 170 million records sourced from government, court and other data sources, translated from their local language to English as required. CRIMWatch™ constitutes a “best available practice” component when conducting background checks on an individual or business
GlobalChek™: Identification Validation
Provides validation and authenticity of Overseas Passports, Visas, Driver’s Licenses, Voter Registration, Permanent Resident Cards and several other types of local identity documents.
MVR Check: Driver’s License Record Check
Verifies validity of overseas driver’s license information.
Provides written or verbal verification of overseas academic credentials including the dates and subject of study and the degree awarded. Included in the results are the name, title and contact information of the actual verifier.
Provides written or verbal verification of overseas employment including the dates employed, the employees title and whether or not the employee is eligible for rehire. Included in the results are the name, title and contact information of the actual verifier.
Professional Credential Verification
Credential Verification provides written or verbal verification of overseas professional credentials, licensing or memberships
Reference Interview Verification
Reference Interview Verification is specifically designed to provide performance and reliability details of a candidate by interviewing a past employer (one employer/reference point per search). There is a standard ISS question set but it may be customized at your request and may consist of up to ten questions.
Consumer Credit Checks
Provides a wide variety of results depending on the financial structure and credit use and regulations in the country it is requested from. This service will provide a summary of public consumer credit records as available and may include consumer trade lines, risk of subject for credit, inquiry information, collection accounts, etc.
Civil Suits & Judgments Search
Provides specific details of any civil suit or judgment record associated with an individual that has been recorded in a countries’ applicable courts depending on the structure and regulations in the country it is requested from.
Provides specific details of any bankruptcy or bankruptcy protection record associated with an individual that has been recorded in a countries’ applicable courts depending on the structure and regulations in the country it is requested from.
Can determine if a candidate is on record with a specific country’s business registration authority as holding the position of director, principal, shareholder or business owner.
Provides up to date access to the most inclusive government provided, subscription based and public lists of international criminality, Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and negative news or open source media available in one comprehensive service offered anywhere today.
Global Compliance & Financial Risk Search
Provides up to date access to the most inclusive, government provided and public lists of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and currently maintains over 1,500,000 PEP records around the world and will determine if an applicant has been listed as barred or received censor by overseas financial and regulatory authority entities.
Global Media Search
Performs enhanced due diligence on a subject (person or corporation) who has been identified in archived and/or breaking news through a search of over 1600 global and local, foreign news sources with archives as old as 2006. By searching the latest breaking news, users are provided with an early warning. In most cases what may be considered a “significant” amount of time elapses before official watch lists and PEP records are updated with news that is occurring today and this service can bridge that gap.
Global Compliance Monitoring
This service was specifically designed to support FCPA Due Diligence requirements and supplements an entire suite of existing ISS Products & Services (CRIMWatch, Global Compliance & Financial Risk Search & the Global Media Search) to provide built-in Portfolio Monitoring functionality that systematically stores processed inquiries and screens names against the latest sources on a daily basis. This service eliminates the need to resubmit inquiries on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis looking for recent matches. The Portfolio Monitoring product can also provide batch processing for performing searches on large, pre-existing name databases and can be used for candidate employment or business screening purposes.