Collection

DBS check guidance

A collection of documents about DBS checks and processes.

Contents

  1. Documents

If you are looking for information about the DBS update service in the update service guidance collection.

Documents

  1. DBS checks: case studies booklet

    • 6 July 2015
    • Promotional material
  2. DBS check: application process for volunteers booklet

    • 6 July 2015
    • Promotional material
  3. DBS application form: countersignatories guide

    • 12 June 2015
    • Guidance
  4. DBS ID checking guidelines

    • 28 July 2015
    • Guidance
  5. E-bulk: submitting multiple applications for DBS checking

    • 19 May 2015
    • Detailed guide
  6. Completing the DBS application form: e-guide

    • 9 April 2015
    • Guidance
  7. DBS guide to eligibility

    • 19 March 2015
    • Guidance
  8. DBS application forms: guide for applicants

    • 17 February 2015
    • Guidance
  9. DBS unusual addresses guidance

    • 24 April 2014
    • Guidance
  10. Applicant's introduction to the decision-making process for enhanced criminal record checks

    • 25 March 2014
    • Guidance
  11. DBS certificate disputes and fingerprint consent forms

    • 21 March 2014
    • Form
  12. Sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

    • 8 January 2014
    • Policy paper
  13. DBS filtering guide

    • 13 December 2013
    • Guidance
  14. List of offences that will never be filtered from a DBS certificate

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  15. Disclosure and Barring Service: criminal record checks and referrals

    • 25 November 2013
    • Detailed guide
  16. DBS checks: guidance for employers

    • 14 July 2015
    • Detailed guide
  17. Police forces: handling of DBS check applications

    • 21 October 2013
    • News story
  18. Disclosure and Barring Service list of registered/umbrella bodies

    • 23 August 2013
    • Transparency data
  19. The Disclosure and Barring Service will withdraw the workaround for field x61 on the application form

    • 27 June 2013
    • News story
  20. Disclosure and Barring Service - Update Service now available

    • 17 June 2013
    • News story
  21. Guidelines for the lead countersignatory application form

    • 10 May 2013
    • Guidance
  22. Guidelines for the countersignatory application form

    • 10 May 2013
    • Guidance
  23. DBS continuation sheet

    • 1 May 2013
    • Form
  24. Disclosure and Barring Service glossary

    • 19 March 2013
    • Guidance
  25. Handling of DBS certificate information

    • 14 November 2012
    • Guidance
  26. DBS application forms: checklist

    • 8 November 2012
    • Guidance