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Created by Krista Banks: Jul 27, 2015 5 replies
Last year, I received a DUI, and now that I am applying for jobs overseas, I'm wondering if this will affect my chances of being hired. I accepted the ARD program, and my criminal background check reads that a record exists but there were never any convictions. Does anyone have any experience with this?

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Seraphina Anderson: Jul, 29, 15
Yes, it will affect your chances.
Karen Curry: Nov, 3, 15
I have read this many times (10+) on other forums and some have been turned away and some have been accepted. I would think they may be looking at how long ago the incident occurred. Keep the hope alive because it is possible, just more challenging.
Richard Ruffin: Jun, 15, 16
Hello. I received a DUI in Waterbury VT in 1985. Was told it would dissapear from my record in 7 yrs. Not!

Will have to hire a lawyer to get it stricken from my record.

My advice to you. Do not apply for teaching jobs in countries that require criminal background checks
Charles leonard: Dec, 31, 16
Depending on your country of origin...I assume USA...? You may be able to have a non violent offense, such as DUI expunged... This is a legal process and would require a monetary fee... Contact your local courts or police for info..
Michael Kujawski: Apr, 9, 17
That's a good answer -- you've never been convicted of a crime or a traffic citation. You've never been convicted by a judge or jury. Since the FBI record says you were only charged with a traffic citation, this indicates that you paid a no contest fine, probably through the mail. Moreover, I'm not certain that most countries around the world have serious traffic police.