In the Syrian Arab Republic, education and criminal records checks are generally permissible for new candidates. However, due to the sensitive nature of this information, they are restricted in certain cases. Similarly, credit and financial checks can only be performed with certain restrictions in place. Additionally, medical screening is permissible but only with additional restrictions. Adverse media checks and union membership are also restricted in this country. Overall, candidates in the Syrian Arab Republic face a number of limitations when it comes to background checks that can be performed prior to hiring.

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?
Passport
Other passport accepted?
Any other routes (any type of citizen)
Body name
Foreign Citizens
Natural citizens: Alternative routes

Background check summary

Education Checks: permissible
Criminal Checks: some restrictions
Credit/financial checks: some restrictions
Medical screening: permissible
Adverse media: some restrictions
Union membership: some restrictions
Address: some restrictions
Country details
Birthrate
27.76
Population
21,000,234
capital
Damascus
GDP ($/capita)
3300
TLD
.sy
developed/developing
Developing
Currency
Syrian Pound
Net migration
0
Literacy(%)
76.9

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