Media enquiries

Contact the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) press office if you have a media enquiry or interview request.


DBS press office

The DBS press office operates from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Journalists with a press enquiry can phone 07867 287970 or email dbsmedia@dbs.gov.uk.

The DBS press office only deals with enquiries from the media.

General enquiries

The press office can’t answer calls from individuals about DBS checks or barring enquiries.

Instead, you can: