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Global Sanctions Check.
Results in 24 hours

Our system allows you to order a single check, as and when needed, without opening an account, paying a joining fee or committing to a lengthy contract. Order with a click of a button by providing contact details for your staff and making a one off payment. We will email you the results as soon as these are available. If you prefer to download the results directly from our platform, that’s fine too. Just let us know at the time of ordering and we will send you the details on how to access the results.

About this check

Our global sanctions check helps you to confirm that your candidates are not mentioned on sanctions watchlists - making compliance with regulations like Anti-Money Laundering Act and the Patriot Act even easier than before. We will search hundreds of specialist sources, such as watchlists, government records, and media databases from around the world to verify that your candidate is not listed and is not prohibited from working in certain roles.

If found, the result report may detail the following information:

• Politically exposed persons (PEP), close associates, and family members
• State owned entities and state invested enterprises
• Global sanctions lists
• Narrative sanctions (sanctions ownership information)
• AI-powered negative media screening
• Global regulatory and law enforcement lists
• Negative media
• Iran economic interest (IEI)
• US SAM
• Vessels information
• Beneficial ownership

What happens after you place an order?

Once you have provided the contact details for your staff, we will email them and ask them to visit our secure portal to complete a quick form providing the necessary information to start the checks.

The following details are required:
• Name and surname
• Date of birth

Once we receive all the results these will be emailed to you immediately, unless during the ordering process you specify that you prefer to download the results from our platform. In that case we will send you the details on how to access our portal.

Global Sanctions Check Package

includes

  • International Fraud / Sanctions Search
£10.00
incl. VAT
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FAQ's

What is a global watch background check?

The Global Watchlist is a database of a variety of suspicious lists available around the world that companies utilize to regularly check against known or suspected terrorists, money launderers, frauds, ie. PEPs (Politically Exposed Persons).

How long does a sanction check take?

The process of conducting a global sanction can take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks. The length of time it takes to get a sanction check depends on the type of job you are applying for, how thorough the employer wants the background check to be, and how quickly you provide required information.

How do you conduct a sanctions screening?

Sanctions screening is the process by which a person or group is screened against designated sanction lists. These can be used by multinational companies to ensure that they are not conducting activities with a designated individual, organization, or country that has been placed under sanctions.

What is the purpose of sanctions checks?

Sanctions checks is a specialized type of screening that uses Government sanction databases to identify any person who is prohibited from participating in certain activities, industries or trades. These restrictions vary depending on the country in question and the type of sanctions given.

What is a global sanctions check?

Sanctions checks search for links to money-laundering, fraud, and terrorist activity. They scan thousands of enforcement databases and watch lists for information. Requesting a Sanctions check for an employee can help make sure you're in compliance with Anti-Money Laundering regulations.

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