Global right to work verification

Confirm a candidate's right-to-work for any country globally directly from your ATS.
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Why conduct a global right to work check?

Our global reusable right-to-work product simplifies document and identity verification, offering a seamless experience for employers and candidates, anywhere. Navigate the complexity of international compliance with ease, using Zinc as your complete global solution.

Global right-to-work checks
Unique feature
Approved on the UK's trust framework
Our identity verification technology isn't just cutting-edge, it's government-approved. New regulations require companies to use an IDVT provider when checking candidate's remotely.
Detailed reports
View detailed reports
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
Right to work checks take hours, not days. Receive real-time updates and a report when complete.

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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Automated checks
Simple and secure address 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.
Fully compliant with Global & EU law.
Tier 1 registered with the ICO.
Direct ATS integrations. Get in touch and we'll set you up for free.
Instant live chat support from the Zinc team around the clock.
Robust service that's relied upon by regulated businesses globally.

Right to work check process

Step 1
Using the new IDVT technology, Zinc verifies right to work globally such as British and Irish passport holders and share codes in the UK. Candidates without these passports can opt for submitting their share code.
Step 2
Candidates without these passports can opt for other documents accepted in that country such as share codes or national ID cards.
Step 3
Zinc integrates with Onfido to quickly validate identity documentation, matching a live selfie image to the image on the document to ensure the document is in the hands of the owner.


What right to work routes does Zinc support?

Using the new IDVT technology, Zinc verifies British and Irish passport holders through the government's online system. Candidates without these passports can opt for submitting their share code.

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What do I need to retain for right to work checks?

You must keep a record of every document you have checked to confirm a person's right to work in the UK. This can be a hardcopy or a scanned copy in a format that cannot be manually altered, such as a JPEG or PDF document. You should keep the copies securely for the duration of the person's employment and for a further two years after they stop working for you. You should also be able to produce these document copies quickly in the event that you are requested to show them to demonstrate that you have performed a right to work check and retain a statutory excuse.You must also make a note of the date on which you conducted the check.Here are some additional details about record keeping:You must keep the records in a safe place where they cannot be tampered with.You must not destroy the records during the required retention period.You must make the records available to the Home Office if they request them.Failure to keep records of right to work checks can result in fines or other penalties.

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How does your software handle data privacy and comply with relevant regulations when conducting Right-To-Work checks?

Our background check software, is designed to handle data privacy with utmost importance and complies with all relevant regulations when conducting right-to-work checks. We are listed as one of the UK governments IDSP on the Trust Framework, which ensures we follow strict security standards. Additionally, we are ISO27001 certified, and our information security management system has been rigorously tested and audited. Our platform supports multiple paths for UK right-to-work checks including the share code option, while maintaining a secure and compliant environment for your data.

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Can your software integrate with our existing ATS or HRIS platforms for seamless processing of right-to-work checks?

Yes, Zinc's background check software can seamlessly integrate with your existing ATS or HRIS platforms for efficient processing of right-to-work checks. All you have to do is click a button to stay compliant! Our integrated solutions allows for a smooth integration, enabling you to access right-to-work check services directly from your existing system.

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