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VOG check (certificate of conduct)

Validata can make the application for a certificate of conduct simple and reliable through its software.

Request a VOG check: via the municipality or online?

A (potential) employee can apply for a Dutch certificate of conduct through the municipality. Validata will then send a form via email within which the application can t be submitted. If a (potential) employee has DigiD, both Validata and the Justis will send an email with specific instructions for the online application ofa certificate of conduct.

The application for a certificate of conduct handled by Justis

The application for a certificate of conduct can be completed digitally via the Justis website. With a personal DigID and the instructions from the previously received email, a (potential) employee can apply for the certificate of conduct online. Quick and conveniently!

How long does the application and receipt take?

After applying for a certificate of conduct at the Justis, it takes two weeks on average for the document to be delivered by post. Justis sends the certificate to the home address of the (potential) employee. They must then make a scan or photo of the document and upload it to their personal account in Validata’s online system. To make this action user-friendly for (potential) employees and to speed up this process, the photo can be taken directly via Validata’s mobile application Valluga, after which it directly appears in the personal account.

Request a VOG check for a screening report

Applying for a certificate of conduct – both through the municipality and digitally – generally takes a long time. In order not to delay the screening process, Validata creates a preliminary version of the screening report whilst waiting for the certificate. All results from other checks from the profile are shown in this report, but without the VOG check. Once this document has been received by post and uploaded by the (potential) employee to their account, the document is added to the final screening report.

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Certificate of conduct application: the responsibility of the (potential) employee

Although Validata assists in applying for a certificate of conduct, the (potential) employee remains responsible for completing the procedure. Therefore, it is important to encourage cooperation and to complete the steps in the application on time. Should there be a delay, Validata will continue to remind the (potential) employee to quickly complete the application.

Please note: The (potential) employee is often responsible to cover the costs for a VOG check (certificate of conduct).

Why conduct a VOG check with Valiata?

  • Validata addresses your concerns: As soon as you have registered a (potential) employee and have chosen the matching screening profile, Validata takes the entire screening process off your hands. The (potential) employee can then apply for a certificate of conduct with help of specific instructions and upload the certificate.
  • Working collaboration with Justis: Validata assists with the application for the certificate of conduct via the municipality and via DigiD. For the online application, Validata has partnered with Justis.
  • Specialises in employment screening: Validata has specialised in employment screening since 2009. Due to our many years of experience, we offer a fast and efficient screening process that complies with current (privacy) laws and regulations.