Criminal record checks

Request global criminal record checks in 200 countries directly through your ATS. Obtain detailed reports for confident hiring decisions.
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Why conduct a criminal record check?

Protect the safety and security of your business with criminal record checks. These checks search for any criminal records or convictions, helping you identify future candidates who may pose a risk to your organisation. You can also ensure due diligence and comply with legal requirements in regulated industries by thoroughly vetting candidates with criminal backgrounds.

Unique feature
Thorough background checks, expert guidance
Vet potential candidates quickly and confidently using our powerful background checking tool, so you can feel secure in high-stakes situations. Streamline the process and save time with our easy-to-use system.
Detailed reports
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Zinc gives you detailed reports, giving you all the information you need to have a smooth onboarding process for your candidates.
Unique feature
Lightning fast checks
Check time durations vary per country, but Zinc's automated, secure process ensures the safest transfer of data with the fastest turnaround time for your criminal record check.

Zinc integrates with 14+ HR tools

Create a seamless workflow for your HR team with one-click check requests that save time and provide the insights you need in one place.
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The team of 16 recruiters is extremely happy with Zinc. Having these checks done and back within less than 24 hours is amazing.

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Explore our features

Check features
Automated checks
Simple and secure criminal checks, helping you make safer hiring decisions.
ATS integrations
Request checks in seconds using Zinc’s seamless ATS integrations.
Global coverage
Zinc handles global complexity, checking your candidate's wherever they work.
Tailored packages
Curate a checking package for specific countries or regulation. Or have one globally consistent range of checks.
Simple and secure
Simple and secure checks, helping you make safer hiring decisions.
Elevated experiences
Custom brand your candidate's flows and choose light or dark mode. Candidate's can easily submit checks from any device.
Benefits
Compliant
Fully compliant with Global & EU law.
Tier 1 registered with the ICO.
Integrations
Direct ATS integrations. Get in touch and we'll set you up for free.
Support
Instant live chat support from the Zinc team around the clock.
Robust
Robust service that's relied upon by regulated businesses globally.

Criminal record check process

Step 1
Candidates select their residency. Results are filtered to only show the fields required for that region— in accordance with the unique requirements of the country's governing body.
Step 2
After the candidate submits their information and accepts consent, their details are sent to the respective body for review.
Step 3
Check time durations vary per country, but Zinc's automated, secure process ensures the safest transfer of data with the fastest turnaround time for your criminal record check.

FAQ

What details do applicants need to submit to complete a DBS check?

Using Zinc's employment background screening software, applicant's will need the following to complete a DBS check:

- Five years of address history.

- Your full name and any previous names.

- Your identity documents.

- Your national insurance number.

Zinc will verify the identity documents of the applicant and the address history.

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What's checked at each DBS level?

- Basic check: A Basic DBS Check or Basic Disclosure will show any unspent convictions or conditional cautions the applicant has.

- Standard check: A Standard Check will show any spent or unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings the applicant has.

- Enhanced check: An Enhanced Check will show any spent or unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings the applicant has, as well as any other relevant information held by the applicant’s local police force.

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Still have questions? Check the help center or email us at contact@zincwork.com