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Does DHL require pre-employment background checks? What kind of background check does DHL do and how long does it take to complete?


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They did do check on me

Answered - HGV Class 1 Driver (Current Employee) - Heathrow

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They expect a 5 year history with no gaps what so ever, if you have gaps you have to run around collecting character references. It took me 4 months to complete this check. Then you have the CRB check which takes roughly 1-2 weeks to come back. Then you have a mini driving test in a van driving around with someone watching and marking how you do.

Answered - Courier/Delivery Driver (Former Employee) - Speke-Garston

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DHL require the necessary checks to be carried out.

Copies of your I'D, as well as a full DBS check.

Answered - Self Employed Courier (Current Employee) - Premier Park, Greater London

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Occasionally, depends which branch you work for. It takes around 2 weeks.

Answered - Transport Administrator (Current Employee) - Nottingham

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Good references necessary

Answered - Accounts Payable Manager (Former Employee) - Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire

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