In Cape Verde, employers are able to conduct identity checks on candidates without restriction.

Zinc's background check turnaround times

Please note these background check turnaround times are averages for the country. Actual check times may vary and depend on a number of factors including the resident country's process time as well as the candidate's document submission speed.
Financial (mins)
20
Criminal (days)
10
Media (mins)
14
Reference (days)
2
identity (mins)
140
Education (days)
12.57
Address (days)
2
Sanctions (mins)
25

Right-to-work rules

Rules apply for citizens as well as non-citizens working in the country
National ID Accepted?
Yes
Passport
Yes
Other passport accepted?
No
Any other routes (any type of citizen)

N/A

Body name
Ministry of Interior
Foreign Citizens

N/A

Natural citizens: Alternative routes

N/A

Background check summary

Identity: permissible
Address: permissible
Country details
Birthrate
24.87
Population
555,987
capital
Praia
GDP ($/capita)
1400
TLD
.cv
developed/developing
Developing
Currency
Cabo Verde Escudo
Net migration
-12.07
Literacy(%)
76.6

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