Media enquiries

Contact our press office if you’re a journalist with a media enquiry or an interview request.

DBS press office

The press office operates from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Journalists with a press enquiry can phone 0151 676 1614 or email

DBS press office only deals with enquiries from the media.

Weekend out of hours (journalists only)

Phone 07771 342 229

General enquiries

Press office can’t answer calls from individuals about criminal record checking or barring enquiries. You can: