It is required provide a "no criminal background check" for employment in China. Chinese local authority may or may not accept county level or state level background check, however, the FBI criminal history record (AKA FBI background check) is widely accepted in China.
The FBI report needs to be apostilled by the US Department of State, before it can used in China.
It's actually quite simple. You may follow the steps below:
First of all, you will need to complete the applicant information form on FBI website.
Then you need to submit your fingerprints at participating U.S. Post Office locations or Express mail a completed fingerprint card along with a copy of your confirmation e-mail to FBI address in WV. You may also contact with one of the FBI-Approved Channelers to see if they can accept your fingerprints electronically.
If you are already in China, please refer to the US Embassy website for information about local fingerprint services:
Once the FBI receives your fingerprints, it only takes them 3-5 business days to generate the report. If you choose the digital version, you may download the report into PDF file once ready
The FBI background check needs to be apostilled by the US Department of State. Effective Nov 7, 2023, the Chinese Embassy Authentication is no longer required.
We can help you with the apostille process by the US Department of State. The apostilled FBI background check will be delivered to you by FedEx. In order for us to help you, please prepare your application according to the instruction below:
Forms of Payment:
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Send your application to us via email to start the process
Please email all items listed above to: email@example.com for a pre-check. If you have any questions, please email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at: