How long does an international background check take?

Does anyone know how long an international background check takes? I was offered the job 2 weeks back and 1 week ago they told me they needed my actual signature on the background check form. So i'm assuming it was submitted last Monday. On Friday they told me they are still waiting for the international check... show more Does anyone know how long an international background check takes? I was offered the job 2 weeks back and 1 week ago they told me they needed my actual signature on the background check form. So i'm assuming it was submitted last Monday. On Friday they told me they are still waiting for the international check to come back. Is this normal?
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