Collection

DBS checking service guidance

Disclosure and Barring Service criminal record checking service guidance.

Contents

  1. Documents

Guidance for the criminal record checking process.

You can find information about the update service in the update service guidance collection.

Documents

  1. Completing the DBS application form: e-guide

    • 22 April 2014
    • Guidance
  2. Disclosure and Barring Service list of registered/umbrella bodies

    • 23 August 2013
    • Transparency data
  3. DBS filtering guide

    • 13 December 2013
    • Guidance
  4. DBS list of offences that will never be filtered from a criminal record check

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  5. Disclosure and Barring Service glossary

    • 19 March 2013
    • Guidance
  6. Guidelines for the lead countersignatory application form

    • 10 May 2013
    • Guidance
  7. DBS application form: countersignatories guide

    • 22 April 2014
    • Guidance
  8. Guidelines for the countersignatory application form

    • 10 May 2013
    • Guidance
  9. DBS application forms: guide for applicants

    • 22 April 2014
    • Guidance
  10. Sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

    • 8 January 2014
    • Policy paper
  11. DBS identity checking: process for countersignatory and lead countersignatory applications

    • 19 November 2012
    • Guidance
  12. DBS identity checking guidelines

    • 8 January 2014
    • Guidance
  13. Handling of DBS certificate information

    • 14 November 2012
    • Guidance
  14. Applicant's introduction to the decision-making process for enhanced criminal record checks

    • 25 March 2014
    • Guidance
  15. Guide to eligibility

    • 14 February 2014
    • Guidance
  16. DBS certificate disputes and fingerprint consent forms and guidance (AF14 & AF15)

    • 21 March 2014
    • Form
  17. DBS application forms: checklist

    • 8 November 2012
    • Guidance
  18. DBS identity checking: example scenarios

    • 8 November 2012
    • Guidance
  19. DBS continuation sheet

    • 1 May 2013
    • Form
  20. DBS unusual addresses guidance

    • 8 November 2012
    • Guidance
  21. DBS e-bulk service overview

    • 8 November 2012
    • Guidance
  22. Disclosure and Barring Service - Update Service now available

    • 17 June 2013
    • News story
  23. Criminal record checks: guidance for employers

    • 18 November 2013
    • Detailed guide
  24. Police forces: handling of DBS check applications

    • 21 October 2013
    • News story
  25. Disclosure and Barring Service: criminal record checks and referrals

    • 25 November 2013
    • Detailed guide
  26. The Disclosure and Barring Service will withdraw the workaround for field x61 on the application form

    • 27 June 2013
    • News story
  27. E-bulk: submitting multiple applications for DBS checking

    • 16 December 2013
    • Detailed guide

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