French Criminal Records & Background Checks

Find information, forms and turn-around times to check criminal records.

Average turn-around time: 18 to 19 days

Application Checklist

For an International criminal record check in France, you must submit the following information:

  • Completed Application form Download
  • Completed and signed Authorization form Download
  • Passport Scan. National ID may be accepted in lieu of
    Passport Scan.

What You Need To Know

The search is conducted at a Nationwide level. For applicants that reside in France, applicant participation is required. The search returns felonies within 5 years of sentence completion and misdemeanors within 3 years of the completion of the sentence.