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167 documents from Disclosure and Barring Service

  • DBS register of interests

    Register of interests for the board members of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • Online Services and Enquiry Matrix Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Countersignatory Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Rehabilitation Periods

    Rehabilitation Periods as determined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

  • DBS certificate reprint guide and forms

    A guide to requesting a DBS certificate reprint and forms to complete.

  • Accountable Officer Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Standard and Enhanced DBS check Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Basic DBS check Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Barring Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Individual Rights Policy

    This Policy explains the rights you have as a user of the DBS' services and how we will fulfil our obligations under the GDPR.

  • Update Service Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Subject Access Request Privacy Policy

    Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Handling of DBS certificate information

    Information on the handling process for DBS certificates.

  • DBS online account guidance

    Information regarding a DBS online account and the services available to you as a barring or basic check customer.

  • Basic checks

    Basic checks provided by DBS.

  • DBS disclosure representations process

    The process for making representations to the Chief Officer, regarding information that may be released on a DBS certificate.

  • DBS update service: applicant guide

    Guidance regarding the DBS update service, how to join and how to renew a subscription to the service.

  • DBS referral guide: data protection and security

    Guidance about data protection issues when making a barring referral to the DBS.

  • DBS barring: local authority referral duty and power

    Guidance for local authorities and bodies about duty and power to refer a person to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • DBS Data Retention Policy

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) operates a Data Retention Policy to ensure that data is not held for longer than necessary.

  • Consent Policy

    Our Policy explains how we will use your personal data and outlines your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Quality assurance framework, version 9 (QAF v9)

    Version 9 of the quality assurance framework (QAF) came into force on 17 June 2013.

  • Terms and Conditions for DBS online services

    These documents contain terms and conditions for individuals and organisations who use DBS online services.

  • DBS subject access requests

    Guidance, checklist and form for making a subject access request to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

  • GDPR is here

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.

  • Responsible Organisations

    Responsible Organisations who provide basic check services

  • Data Portability

    You have the right, where this is technically feasible, to electronically receive any personal data you have provided to the DBS to process, on a consent basis.

  • Deletion of Data

    In certain circumstances you have a right to have personal data held about you erased.

  • DBS Privacy Policies

    A collection of the Disclosure and Barring Service's (DBS) Privacy Policies in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • Announcing the new UK Criminal Records Trade Body (CRTB)

    A network of Registered Bodies are to form a group of criminal record check professionals.

  • DBS ID checking guidelines

    Guidance to help you validate the identity of a DBS check applicant and a new lead/countersignatory.

  • Operations (Barring) QMS Quality Policy

    The Quality Policy of Operations (Barring) outlines the DBS' commitment to providing a quality of service that meets the needs of its customers.

  • DBS update service: employer guide

    As an employer, you can access the update service to do status checks on an individual’s DBS certificate, if they've joined the service.

  • DBS dataset 5: police disclosure unit performance

    Detailed datasets showing statistics against service level agreements.

  • DBS dataset 2: response times for complaints, enquiries and disputes

    Datasets showing statistics against performance standards.

  • ISO Country Codes

    The International Organization of Standardization (ISO) sets out internationally recognised codes, designated to each country and most dependent areas.

  • DBS dataset 1: disclosure progress, information disclosed and update service subscriptions

    Datasets showing statistics against internal performance standards.

  • DBS dataset 3: number and type of registered and umbrella body applications

    A comprehensive dataset showing volumes and types of DBS check applications submitted to us by registered and umbrella bodies.

  • DBS checks: guidance for employers

    How employers or organisations can request DBS checks for potential employees.

  • DBS Gender Pay Gap Report 2017

    A report detailing the Disclosure and Barring Service's pay gap data as of 31 March 2017.

  • Track a DBS application

    You can use the tracking services detailed in this guide to check the progress of basic, standard or enhanced checks.

  • Partnership working to tackle fraud

    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is working with SAFER Jobs to prevent people falling victim to scammers.

  • New identity checking guidelines

    New identity checking guidelines have been introduced for standard and enhanced disclosure checks.

  • New DBS basic check service goes live

    DBS now provides the basic check service for England and Wales.

  • DBS guide to eligibility

    Disclosure and Barring Service eligibility guidance for those working with children and adults.

  • Criminal record checks when you apply for a role

    Who can check your criminal record for a role, the application process and how to recognise a genuine certificate.

  • DBS basic checks - coming soon

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is preparing to provide basic disclosure checks for England and Wales.

  • DBS checks: police performance summary

    A summary of how disclosure units have performed against published service standards, and average turnaround times for DBS checks at each police force.

  • DBS dataset 4: barring cases and appeals

    Detailed datasets showing statistics against internal performance standards.

  • Basic disclosure changes

    From January 2018, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) are making changes to the Basic Disclosure process.

  • Making barring referrals to the DBS

    Disclosure and Barring service (DBS) guidance about making referrals.

  • Basic check guidance and policies

    Documentation for Responsible Organisations and individuals related to submission and processing of basic checks.

  • Changes to identity checking guidelines

    Information regarding changes to identity (ID) checking guidelines.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks: childcare providers

    Ofsted’s position on Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks for childcare providers who register with Ofsted.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) launches new online services

    We've introduced new online digital services for you to use.

  • Changes to identity checking guidelines

    Information regarding changes to identity (ID) checking guidelines when applying for a standard or enhanced check.

  • Documents you need for a criminal record check

    Documents you need when you get asked for a criminal record check when applying for a role

  • Documents the applicant must provide

    The person going through a DBS check (the applicant) must give their employer original documents (not copies) to prove their identity.

  • DBS: structure and salaries, 2016

    These documents contain the Disclosure and Barring Service's (DBS) most recent structure and salaries information.

  • Report a problem about a criminal record check or barring decision

    Appeal a mistake on a criminal record check certificate or appeal a decision on DBS's list of people who are barred from certain roles

  • Report someone as unfit to work with children or vulnerable adults

    Reporting a person who can't work with children or vulnerable adults

  • DBS barring referrals: Online services for referred individuals

    Online services for people who have been referred to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

  • DBS privacy impact assessments for Release 1 services

    Privacy impact assessments have been carried out by DBS for new basic check and barring services provided to you as a customer

  • Disclosure and Barring Service is introducing new online services

    We're about to introduce several new digital services for you to use.

  • 1 Million Subscribers to Update Service

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has now had over 1 million subscribers to its Update Service.

  • DBS board member expenses, 2016 to 2017

    A record of expenses for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) board members.

  • Service standards for DBS checks, referrals and barring

    Disclosure and Barring Service performance against published service standards.

  • Positive Progress on Metropolitan Police Service Checks

    Update on improving processing times for DBS checks needing to go to the Metropolitan Police.

  • E-bulk: submitting multiple applications for DBS checking

    Using the e-bulk system for making multiple applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service, including how to register.

  • DBS digital services

    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be introducing new online services over the next 12 months.

  • DBS workforce guides

    Guides to help you identify the type of workforce that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) applicant will be working in.

  • DBS duty to refer and how to make a referral

    NHS Employers and the DBS have teamed up help you understand the duty to refer process and how to make a referral.

  • Keep safe whilst job searching

    Read about SAFERjobs and the work they do to prevent recruitment fraud.

  • Use the DBS website to answer your query

    Many of the queries you have can be answered using our website.

  • DBS: structure and salaries, 2015

    These documents contain the Disclosure and Barring Service's (DBS) most recent structure and salaries information.

  • Find out if you can check someone's criminal record

    Find out if you can get a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check) for a job role you're recruiting for

  • DBS management and board member expenses 2015-2016

    Record of expenses for Disclosure and Barring Service senior management and board members.

  • Independent review of the barring operations of the Disclosure and Barring Service

    An Independent review of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) barring operations.

  • Quality assurance framework: case law

    Case law from challenges to the disclosure of information under Part V of the Police Act 1997.

  • New DBS Chief Executive announced

    Adele Downey has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • DBS referral and barring decision making process

    The barring decision making process at the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • DBS barring referrals: making representations

    How to make representations to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) when you are being considered for barring.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service: February 2016

    Data on Home Office Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) activities.

  • DBS barring referral form

    Form to refer a person to the DBS with guidance and additional information sheet.

  • DBS barring decision process: autobar with representations template

    Template used by Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) caseworkers in autobar with representation cases.

  • Number of DBS checks issued and the percentage that show information

    DBS checks issued between 2011 and 2015 with percentages of information revealed.

  • Review of DBS data retention policy

    Report on the review of the Disclosure and Barring Service's data retention policy.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service: November 2015

    Data on Home Office Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) activities.

  • DBS code of practice

    Revised DBS code of practice for registered persons and other recipients of disclosure information.

  • PM: New counter-extremism strategy is a clear signal of the choice we make today

    The government’s new one-nation Counter-Extremism Strategy launches today to confront and defeat all forms of extremism.

  • DBS barring witness policy

    DBS approach to witnesses and any approved supporters attending hearings of the upper tribunal or care tribunal in Northern Ireland.

  • DBS home based positions guide

    Guidance, flowchart and case studies to help you decide whether an applicant can apply for a home based position DBS check.

  • Statutory disclosure guidance

    This statutory code of practice is designed to assist chief officers of police to provide the correct information for enhanced criminal record certificates.

  • Reconciliation of the Northern Ireland case files

    An independent report commissioned by the Chairman of the DBS about records management and data retention.

  • DBS e-bulk: non technical documents

    These documents inform organisations of their business roles and responsibilities when using e-bulk.

  • DBS barring: appeals

    Guidance about appealing a barring decision made by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • DBS application form: countersignatories guide

    A step by step guide for countersignatories completing the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form.

  • Fee display on DBS certificates

    DBS certificates will show if a fee has been charged by the DBS.

  • 2010 to 2015 government policy: helping employers make safer recruiting decisions

    How the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) provides criminal records checking and barring functions to help employers make safer recruitment decisions.

  • DBS update service

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) update service - register to join the service or check an applicant's DBS certificate online