In Madagascar, pre-employment background screening checks that involve checking an individual's criminal records, address, and identity are generally permissible. Employers should follow local laws and regulations regarding data privacy and protection, and obtain necessary consent before conducting any background checks.

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 the Interior and Decentrilization
Foreign Citizens

N/A

Natural citizens: Alternative routes

N/A

Background check summary

Criminal Checks: permissible
Address: permissible
Identity: permissible
Country details
Birthrate
41.41
Population
27,691,018
capital
Antananarivo
GDP ($/capita)
800
TLD
.mg
developed/developing
Developing
Currency
Malagasy Ariary
Net migration
0
Literacy(%)
68.9

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