International Identity Search

Backgrounds Online provides identity verification services for almost every country.


Each country has a distinct set of privacy requirements, which impacts the amount of personal data that can be collected in certain areas. In most cases, we are able to authenticate and provide data from:
  • Passports
  • National identity cards
  • Licenses
  • Other identifying documents

Requirements & Notes

  • A country specific authorization of release to perform employment screening, signed by your employee or applicant must be on hand in order to request this search.
  • The applicant’s full legal name, date of birth and Social Security Number must be provided.
  • Improperly conducted international searches can make your business liable to lawsuits from foreign governments.
  • Typical turnaround time varies by country.