Pre-Employment Screening in Japan
by Japan PI
Verify Before Trust
If you are staffing an overseas office in Japan for the first time, you may have to rely on newly formed relationships, overly aggressive recruiters, untrusted sources, or word of mouth when hiring your first employees. This challenge is compounded in Japan since the best employees of most companies tend to stay with their current employer.
A common mistake of many foreign companies make is to hire an executive who expresses themselves well in English, but has a poor track record or no real abilities. Or worse, a record of deceit, falsehoods and a criminal record.
Primary Source Verification
Price Lists of Business Background Checks In Jpanan
FAQ’s On Employment Screening
No third party can obtain criminal records form the police no matter what reason there is.
The candidate himself/herself must obtain it for themselves by attending the police station or embassy physically.
Japanese Police are allowed to issue the Certificate of Criminal Records only for the purpose of immigration and employment at a foreign company by laws.
How To Apply For Criminal Records.
It is virtually impossible to obtain personal credit reports without using a confidential source. Still, you can make the candidate obtain it for himself/herself. A signed release does not work.
It is possible if we are provided a letter of authorization form the job candidate. For driving records, we must use a specific form of a letter of authorization which is designated by the motor vehicle bureau. A signed release does not work.