Best Practice for Japan Employment Screening

What are the most common
Japan Background Check Services?

eeCheck is experienced in running Asia focused background check programs which include country specific checks. Japan background check services are often being included as one of the common country offerings in the North Asia screening service solutions. Below lists some of the most common service items that are often included in the Japan background check service program:

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eeCheck offers premier Japan background check solutions that combine compliance, screening and Human Resources expertise to assist employers across Asia for their global screening needs. Our experienced consultants will guide you through and manage the entire Japan background check process with industry leading service turnaround time.


Top Questions and Information for Japan Background Check

Japan Background Check FAQs

Are you ready to conduct a Japan background check for your next hire? Read below for a few FAQs employers usually are interested in prior to engaging a third-party employment screening firm to execute their Japan background check program.

Background check involves collection of sensitive data. As per our practice, written consent forms are always needed to conduct any Japan background check.

Japan’s data privacy laws, Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“APPI”), should definitely be considered. Depending on where your candidate has resided/studied in which the country background checks need to be done, the data privacy laws and regulations in those countries shall be complied. Data privacy laws that apply across territories like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shall also be considered.

Visit the website for the Personal Information Protection Commission, Japan. You may find information related to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“APPI”) as well as other related information. 

Our average service turnaround time for a Japan background check is 3 to 10 business days depending on which services you select.

Yes. This can be a hybrid or full-service approach for Japan background check depending on the industries and the company’s decision. There are currently still some employers that prefer to conduct Japan background checks on their own due to various reasons. Indeed, many have now made the decision to utilize third-party background check vendors to assist as this can be a full compliance cost-effective solution delivered at industry standards.

Japan reference check usually involves connecting directly with the previous direct supervisors or superiors. The focus is more on performance related information such as job performance, achievements and various job related competencies.

For Japan background check solutions, the employee verification service is similar to other Asia countries’ practices.  Employment verification usually involves collecting employment related data directly from the HR department or person-in-charge. The data to be collected can range from basic employment history details such as employment period, position title, reasons for leaving to potential adverse data or relevant data for the position role or industry needs.


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