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. Statutory disclosure guidance

    • Guidance
  2. DBS checks: case studies booklet

    • Promotional material
  3. DBS check: application process for volunteers booklet

    • Promotional material
  4. DBS application form: countersignatories guide

    • Guidance
  5. DBS ID checking guidelines

    • Guidance
  6. E-bulk: submitting multiple applications for DBS checking

    • Detailed guide
  7. Completing the DBS application form: e-guide

    • Guidance
  8. DBS guide to eligibility

    • Guidance
  9. DBS application forms: guide for applicants

    • Guidance
  10. Quality assurance framework, version 9 (QAF v9)

    • Guidance
  11. DBS disclosure representations process

    • Detailed guide
  12. DBS unusual addresses guidance

    • Guidance
  13. Applicant's introduction to the decision-making process for enhanced criminal record checks

    • Guidance
  14. DBS certificate disputes and fingerprint consent forms

    • Form
  15. Sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

    • Policy paper
  16. DBS filtering guide

    • Guidance
  17. List of offences that will never be filtered from a DBS certificate

    • Guidance
  18. Disclosure and Barring Service: criminal record checks and referrals

    • Detailed guide
  19. DBS checks: guidance for employers

    • Detailed guide
  20. Police forces: handling of DBS check applications

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

    • Transparency data
  22. The Disclosure and Barring Service will withdraw the workaround for field x61 on the application form

    • News story
  23. Disclosure and Barring Service - Update Service now available

    • News story
  24. Guidelines for the lead countersignatory application form

    • Guidance
  25. Guidelines for the countersignatory application form

    • Guidance
  26. DBS continuation sheet

    • Form
  27. Disclosure and Barring Service glossary

    • Guidance
  28. Handling of DBS certificate information

    • Guidance
  29. DBS application forms: checklist

    • Guidance