Please see some helpful hints below for conducting employment background checks in France.


Scope of Criminal Record Check

Ministere de la Justice



  • ESIQ International Criminal Order History Form
  • ESIQ Authorization and Release of Information
  • Application Form – N° 10071*03 Demande d’extrait de casier judiciaire. Bulletin n°3
    • Please leave the following address section blank: [ADRESE OU DOIT ETRE EXPEDIE LE BULLETIN] – This will be completed by our local researcher in France
  • Scanned copy of passport – must include passport page with photo and biographical details

Turnaround Time

Estimated Turnaround Time: 10-15 business days

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