+27 11 655 7022 | info@keybackgroundchecks.co.za

Background Checks & Screening


A background check is a process a person or company uses to verify that a person is who they claim to be. Background checks provide an opportunity for someone to check a person’s criminal record, education, employment history, and other past activities in order to confirm their validity. Whether you’re applying for a job or getting a promotion, you may have to undergo a background check.

There are several different types of background checks used for different situations. To help you understand each type and what is in a background check, here is a list of the 12 most requested background checks by our clients and individuals.

ID Verification

Confirms ID Status with the Department of Home Affairs.

Citizenship Check

Confirms whether a candidate is a cititzen of South Africa.

Fraud Check

Checks if applicant does not have a fraud listing against the South African Fraud Prevention Services.

Criminal Record Check

Checks if there is no Illegal activity against fingerprint captured or criminal history against SAPS criminal database.

Drivers License Check

Shows accuracy of applicant’s license, current status, last renewal date, original date of issue, and when it will expire.

Professional Driving Permit Verification

Confirms that a professional driving permit is valid for transporting goods, dangerous goods and people.

Professional Association Membership (SA & Global)

Confirms if applicant is a registered member of the provided association.

Education Verification (SA & Global)

Confirms with Institutes if the applicant qualified and obtained the academic qualification i.e. Matric, Diploma or Degree.

Director Search

Confirms if applicant is a director or member of any company.

Interested in our services? We would be pleased to provide you with more information Click here to get in touch.