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    i'm curious to know what they actually look for during background check
    because we provice police certificates and fbi or whatever fingerprint
    check etc.

    what is the procedure?

    i mean how do they go about, doing
    the background check. can anyone explain it in simple language?
    tks


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    what are they looking for during background check?

    There are several different checks. Criminal check deals with verifying if
    person has any criminal record and it is basically covered by police
    certificates. Background check mainly verifies education and experience
    credentials.

    Then there is background/security check which is conducted completely
    outside of and independently from Canadian immigration by Canadian
    intelligence and security agencies, with and/or without cooperation of
    proper authorities in all countries applicant resided since age 18 (for some
    nationals since age 16). It looks into applicant's background, activities,
    associations, etc. to determine if person was and/or is involved in any
    espionage, terrorism, organized crime, radical groups, crimes against
    humanity, etc. - how it is done and what is found is classified and CIC only
    receives "positive" or "negative" decision.

    Simple enough?

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    Andrew Miller
    Immigration Consultant
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    email: [email protected]
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    i'm curious to know what they actually look for during background check because we provice police certificates and fbi or whatever fingerprint check etc. what is the procedure? i mean how do they go about, doing the background check. can anyone explain it in simple language? tks -- Posted via http://britishexpats.com

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    Authorized Immigration Representative
    CSIC Member # M041188
    http://andrewmillercanada.com

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    • #3
      what are they looking for during background check?


      Hi Andrew,

      As you told the CIC check for credentials in Background
      check. But those who apply with CSQ, they just include their copies of
      birth certificate and passport but do not include anything regarding
      their wokexperience , education or other papers. Moreover the the PR
      appilication form does not contain enough information about applicant's
      job experience isuues.

      Then for Quebec skill workers, how CIC do
      background check for credentials ? Or it is done by the immigration
      Quebec before issuing CSQ.

      Goodwisher


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      • #4
        what are they looking for during background check?


        Thanks Andrew, that was simple and comprehensive.

        but that leads to
        another question!
        is the background check done after interview waiver
        only about espionage, violence agains human rights etc? or does it also
        include cheks on work experience etc?


        im asking this because, i may
        have to call my previous employers and alert them that they might calls
        from canada immigration (only because its been in some cases more than 2
        years since i was last employed there and i dont expect them to remember
        my name, job profile etc.)
        also i changed from H1 to F1, and intimated
        them about it immediately sending copies of my f1 visa. but later i
        received a letter asking me to send along with other final documents, my
        current work experience letter. i however send them a mail back
        explaining that i dont work anywhere as its against us rules to do so in
        F1 and also mentioned that i sent a copy of my F1 visa/120 a few months
        earlier for their reference.

        so, given these, am i expecting them to
        call my previous employers?
        thanks


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        • #5
          what are they looking for during background check?

          In article <[email protected]>, Goodwisher wrote:
          As you told the CIC check for credentials in Background check. But those who apply with CSQ, they just include their copies of birth certificate and passport but do not include anything regarding their wokexperience , education or other papers. Moreover the the PR appilication form does not contain enough information about applicant's job experience isuues.
          I do not know about the truth of all this.

          Far as I know, Quebec Skilled Workers are still required to attach copies of
          work experience, educatione etc. and fill out Schedule-5 instead of the usual
          one to prove intent to reside in non-quebec Canada ...
          Then for Quebec skill workers, how CIC do background check for credentials ? Or it is done by the immigration Quebec before issuing CSQ.
          No, Immigration Quebec does not perform background checks, AFAIK.

          --ravi.

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          • #6
            what are they looking for during background check?


            Thanks Andrew, that was simple and comprehensive.

            but that leads to
            another question!
            is the background check done after interview waiver
            only about espionage, violence agains human rights etc? or does it also
            include cheks on work experience etc?


            im asking this because, i may
            have to call my previous employers and alert them that they might calls
            from canada immigration (only because its been in some cases more than 2
            years since i was last employed there and i dont expect them to remember
            my name, job profile etc.)
            also i changed from H1 to F1, and intimated
            them about it immediately sending copies of my f1 visa. but later i
            received a letter asking me to send along with other final documents, my
            current work experience letter. i however send them a mail back
            explaining that i dont work anywhere as its against us rules to do so in
            F1 and also mentioned that i sent a copy of my F1 visa/120 a few months
            earlier for their reference.

            so, given these, am i expecting them to
            call my previous employers?
            thanks


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            Posted via http://britishexpats.com

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            • #7
              what are they looking for during background check?

              Interview waiver if granted usually happens before any background checks
              start - so, expect background, verification and background/security checks
              to be underway for quite some time after waiver.

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              .../..

              Andrew Miller
              Immigration Consultant
              Vancouver, British Columbia
              email: [email protected]
              (delete REMOVE from the above address before sending email)
              ________________________________


              "anxious_glo" <[email protected]_expats.com> wrote in message
              news:[email protected]
              Thanks Andrew, that was simple and comprehensive. but that leads to another question! is the background check done after interview waiver only about espionage, violence agains human rights etc? or does it also include cheks on work experience etc? im asking this because, i may have to call my previous employers and alert them that they might calls from canada immigration (only because its been in some cases more than 2 years since i was last employed there and i dont expect them to remember my name, job profile etc.) also i changed from H1 to F1, and intimated them about it immediately sending copies of my f1 visa. but later i received a letter asking me to send along with other final documents, my current work experience letter. i however send them a mail back explaining that i dont work anywhere as its against us rules to do so in F1 and also mentioned that i sent a copy of my F1 visa/120 a few months earlier for their reference. so, given these, am i expecting them to call my previous employers? thanks -- Posted via http://britishexpats.com

              -------------------
              Andrew Miller
              Authorized Immigration Representative
              CSIC Member # M041188
              http://andrewmillercanada.com

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              • #8
                They will check your criminal history - this may be done through a third party company or the police.

                They may do a credit check - although in some places its illegal to use that in consideration for hiring.

                They will do a reference check - calling your former or current bosses, or any people you list as a character reference.

                In more recent times social media checks are becoming more common. this involves searching for what you do on Facebook, Twitter, etc. This has caused a lot of controversy.


                Source:
                http://www.stuff4you.biz/stuff/backgroundcheck.html

                that answers frequently asked questions on various types of background checks.

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                • #9
                  generic username, please do not reply to old threads. This thread was
                  started 2004. Thanks.

                  Will close thread due to age.
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