Use this tool to find out what type of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check you can get for your employee.

You can request a more detailed check for certain roles, for example in healthcare or childcare.

This tool only covers roles in England and Wales. Find out if you can get a check in Scotland or Northern Ireland.

You can use this tool to see if you need a DBS check for a role you’re applying for. Your employer may also ask you to request your own basic check.

Checking for a management role

Use this tool to see what type of check you can request for the staff they manage. You can get the same type of check for the manager.

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