Guidance, news articles and promotional material for the DBS update service.
Guidance for applicants
You can join the update service as soon as you have your application form reference number. You can ask for the number when you apply for your DBS check.
Or you can join the update service with your certificate number when you receive your DBS certificate. If so, you must do so within 19 calendar days of the date of issue which is printed on the certificate.
You can log in to the update service if you have already joined.