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


Scope of Criminal Record Check

  • This is a direct subject access only country
  • International Criminal Certification check


  • ESIQ International Criminal Order History Form
  • ESIQ Authorization and Release of Information
  • Color copy of the country issues Clearance document (scanned)
  • Color Copy of a form of Identification document (scanned)
  • Accepted IDs: Passport, national identity card, driver’s license and voter registration cards

Turnaround Time

Estimated Turnaround Time: Dependent on applicant