With shrinking geographical boundaries and increased use of information technology, misrepresentation of facts and falsification of documents have become common practices. Failure to perform background checks in today’s global scenario can be a huge risk.
In 2008, recognising the urgent need to vet the credentials of visa applicants in order to mitigate the risks of wrongful persons entering partner countries, VFS Global launched the verification process to add value to the diplomatic missions.
Having a global reach and local expertise, VFS Global understands that there is a vital need for a well networked, scalable and professionally managed verification process to authenticate available information and supporting documents.
Verifications team through its commitment to Quality, Authenticity and Reliability assures its business associates of correct reports without any prejudice; efficient turnaround times; and complete confidentiality.
Vetting of visa applicants: Precedent shows that visa applicants falsify documents to reach more developed countries for growth opportunities and financial betterment. VFS Global’s Verifications team examines and investigates the credentials of the applicants to provide accurate information to the diplomatic missions.
Background screening for employment purpose: The Verifications team conducts background checks for employees to mitigate the risks of wrong hiring.
Based on our experience and observation of discrepancies, VFS Global offers the following verification services:
VFS Global’s verification services are not just limited to the above mentioned checks and can be customised as per the clients’ needs.
Security/Integrity and Performance Management
Physical site visits are conducted wherever required to ascertain the veracity of the documents in order to ensure the physical existence of the claims made by the applicants.
The report undergoes a stringent scrutiny at three levels by a team of in-house experts. At this stage we check the collateral evidences, corroborate details of respondents and ensure that the process followed is as per the guidelines provided by the client.
Attestation is the process of authenticating certificates and documents for genuineness. In some countries it is also referred to as Authentication and Legalisation.
This is a process of legalisation required by some governments for granting residence permits to start a company or to enrol into an institute as a student for higher education in the UAE.
VFS Global offers Attestation services for 91 countries.
Scope of work
What VFS Global can offer: