Criminal record disclosure


  1. DBS barring referral form

    DBS barring referral form to be used when referring a person to DBS. Guidance and additional information sheet included.

  2. Third-party consent form

    Form to be printed and completed by barring customers that would like someone else to act on their behalf.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Track or view your DBS certificate
  2. Update Service and other DBS online services
  3. Find out if a person has a record for child sexual offences
  4. Basic DBS checks: guidance
  5. DBS online account guidance
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News and communications

  1. DBS Customer Satisfaction Survey
  2. The DBS Conference
  3. DBS have launched an official Twitter account
  4. Minor changes to the appearance of physical DBS certificates
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Research and statistics

  1. DBS Freedom of Information Log 2020
  2. DBS dataset 5: police disclosure unit performance
  3. DBS dataset 4: barring cases and appeals
  4. DBS dataset 3: number and type of registered and umbrella body applications
  5. DBS dataset 2: Disputes volumes and response times
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Operations (Barring) QMS Quality Policy
  2. DBS Privacy Policies
  3. Registered Body Compliance Policy
  4. Online Account Privacy Policy
  5. Standard and Enhanced DBS check Privacy Policy
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. DBS board member expenses, 2017 to 2018
  2. Annual Report for the Independent Monitor 2018
  3. DBS annual report and accounts: 2018 to 2019
  4. DBS business plan: 2019-2020
  5. Annual Report for the Independent Monitor 2017
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