International Education Verification
  • 04 May 2022
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International Education Verification

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International verifications for US school or US employment are unavailable. Currently placed orders will be canceled and refunded. We will provide an update when we are able to resume service.


This verification is intended to verify the educational record of candidates who currently reside outside of the United States who have previously attended school in any of 223 countries, including their current country of residence. Candidates may live in any of the countries on our Global Candidate Coverage list.

Results may include institution name and contact info, degree(s), major(s), grades obtained, completion date, degree date, attendance dance, and comments. Each International Education Verification covers a single institution.

To screen residents of Canada, please view our Canada Education Verification help section

To screen residents of the United States, please view our International Education Verification - U.S. Resident help section

Turnaround Time

Turnaround time is typically 9-10 business days, and may depend on the specific institution.


The GoodHire Customer Support and Customer Success teams can help you get enabled with checks for candidates in non U.S. countries. Once your account is set up for a specific country, you'll be able to order background checks for candidates living in that country.


Once your account is enabled to for non-U.S. checks, whenever you place a new background check order you will first select the candidate's country of residence. You can then select your pre-configured bundle or package of choice, and/or any individual international screens before checking out.

Reviewing Results

All International Education Verification results will indicate whether or not the educational instutition was successfully verified. However, employers will need to click the attached report to view full details.





International Education Verification requires the candidate to fill out extra additional forms and provide extra forms of identification. All candidates will need to submit:

Note that many institutions in China require a copy of the diploma in the original language, as well as the translated version.

An education verification is conducted and charged per degree. Sources include educational institutions across a country. In some countries such as the UK, an education verification may require to contact Examination Boards and/or awarding organizations. These examinations boards are responsible for setting and awarding qualifications for secondary education level. Please note that these examination boards may require additional documentation and fees for education verifications. Name and title of the sources will be provided when applicable.

Please see our Verification Protocol page for more information.

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