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

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: