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Completing the DBS application form: e-guide

This e-guide helps employers complete the DBS check application form. To view it as a slideshow, open the file and press F5 on your keyboard.

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Completing the DBS application form: e-guide

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Completing the DBS application form: e-guide (Welsh)

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Completing the DBS application form: e-guide (PDF)

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Completing the DBS application form: e-guide (Welsh PDF)

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Please note: there have been some recent changes to the definition of home based positions. Please read the new guidance which will help you complete the DBS application form correctly.

You can also read our guidelines on what to do if an applicant has an unusual address.