Collection

DBS checking service guidance

This collection brings together all Disclosure and Barring Service checking service guidance.

Contents

  1. Documents

DBS checking service guidance

Documents

  1. Completing the DBS application form: e-guide

    • 9 December 2013
    • Guidance
  2. Disclosure and Barring Service list of registered/umbrella bodies

    • 23 August 2013
    • Transparency data
  3. DBS Update Service early confirmation application form

    • 17 June 2013
    • Guidance
  4. DBS filtering guide

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

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  6. DBS Update Service: stakeholder presentation

    • 4 October 2013
    • Guidance
  7. DBS update service: applicant guide

    • 6 January 2014
    • Guidance
  8. DBS Update Service: employer guide

    • 4 October 2013
    • Guidance
  9. DBS Update Service: employer presentation

    • 4 October 2013
    • Guidance
  10. DBS Update Service: preview for applicants

    • 4 October 2013
    • Guidance
  11. DBS Update Service: preview for employers

    • 4 October 2013
    • Guidance
  12. Disclosure and Barring Service glossary

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

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

    • 16 October 2013
    • Guidance
  15. Guidelines for the countersignatory application form

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

    • 16 October 2013
    • Guidance
  17. Sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

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

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

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

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

    • 25 March 2014
    • Guidance
  22. Guide to eligibility

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

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

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

    • 8 November 2012
    • Guidance
  26. DBS continuation sheet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 16 December 2013
    • Detailed guide

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