A step by step guide for countersignatories completing the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form.
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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 multiple online tracking service to track several DBS applications at once and order new, blank application forms.
Detailed guidance on avoiding common mistakes on the application form is also available on this website.
Published: 20 November 2012
Updated: 12 June 2015
- Added a link for countersignatories to order blank DBS application forms.
- Added a link to the unusual addresses guidance.
- Added a Welsh version of the guide.
- New version added
- First published.