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Background checks

By conducting various background checks you can ensure whether a (potential) employee is suited for a certain position.

Background checks by Validata

With Validata’s screening profiles and background checks, you know you’re in the right place. Our secure online system and partnerships with data suppliers ensure that your organisation always complies with current laws and regulations. In addition, you will quickly receive the screening report due to our short screening processing time.

What background checks does Validata perform?

Identity check

Validata checks the authenticity of the identity document, both on a national and an international level.

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Education check

Validata checks diplomas attained at the highest level of education. Training or course certificates or diplomas from private institutions cannot be verified.

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Work experience check

Validata checks the work experience of a (potential) employee. An appointed referee or HR department is approached to verify the period of employment, stated position, and employer.

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Statement of integrity

Validata provides a statement with integrity questions about any ongoing criminal cases and secondary functions and activities. This statement must be answered truthfully and signed by the (potential) employee.

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VOG-check (certificate of conduct)

Validata assists with the application for the Dutch certificate of conduct.

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Criminal record background check

Validata assists with the international application for a Background check or Criminal record.

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Credit check

Validata checks information about possible ongoing payment issues, companies by name and address, civil law decisions and registration in the guardianship register.

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BIG registration check

Validata checks whether the (potential) employee is currently registered in the BIG register and can, as an extra validation, ask for proof of registration.

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Company check

Validata checks the registration at the Chamber of Commerce and performs a creditworthiness test via data suppliers Dun & Bradstreet and Graydon.

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VAT number validation

Validata checks the validity of the VAT number and or the status of a company as it is registered with the Chamber of Commerce (CoC).

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PEP-check, Sanction list, and Adverse media check

Validata checks the registration in a Political Exposed Persons list (PEP list) or sanctions list. In addition, Validata checks whether a (potential) employee is negatively mentioned in (international) media sources.

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Screening profiles from Validata

Each sector and position require a different screening profile. Validata has created different standard profiles for each sector that match the sector’s needs. Depending on the responsibilities and potential risks per position, you can choose from the good, better, or best profile as shown below. Are you missing a certain check? Our screening profiles can easily be extended with relevant add-ons.

Good

€60
  • ID check
  • Criminal background check
  • Statement of integrity
  • Insolvency register

Better

€130
  • ID check
  • Criminal background check
  • Statement of integrity
  • Insolvency register
  • Work experience check (1 referee)

Best

€160
  • ID check
  • Criminal background check
  • Statement of integrity
  • Insolvency register
  • Work experience check (5 years)
  • PEP-check, Sanction list, and Adverse media check

Additional background checks

Need to be more certain? All standard screening profiles can be extended with additional checks. This way you create a suitable profile perfect for every position.

Good

  • DSI-registration
  • PEP-check, Sanction list, and Adverse media check
  • Upload diploma

Better

  • Work experience check (1 referee)
  • DSI-registration
  • PEP-check, Sanction list, and Adverse media check

Best

  • DSI-registration
  • Internet profile
  • Check client specific documents