DBS application form: countersignatories guide

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


DBS application form: countersignatories guide (Welsh)

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You need to be registered with the DBS to submit applications and order new forms.

When a DBS check application has been submitted you can use the multiple online tracking service to track several DBS applications at once and order new, blank application forms.

Continuation sheets can be downloaded from this website. If an applicant has an unusual address read our guidelines to find out what to do.

Detailed guidance on avoiding common mistakes on the application form is also available on this website.

Published 20 November 2012
Last updated 12 June 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added a link for countersignatories to order blank DBS application forms.
  2. Added a link to the unusual addresses guidance.
  3. Added a Welsh version of the guide.
  4. New version added
  5. First published.