DBS certificate disputes and fingerprint consent forms

If there is a mistake on your DBS certificate, the forms and guidance explain what you need to do.


DBS certificate dispute and fingerprint consent form (PDF)

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If there is a mistake on your Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate, the dispute and fingerprint consent forms and guidance explain what to do to raise a dispute with DBS, and what you need to do if you have to provide fingerprints.

The form should only be used for Standard and Enhanced certificate dispute, and cannot be used to raise a dispute relating to a Basic certificate.

Published 8 November 2012
Last updated 4 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Certificate dispute form and fingerprint consent form have been combined into one form, and the guidance has been updated in line with this.

  2. Information added clarifying that the DBS Certificates Dispute Form can only be used for standard and enhanced check certificates - not basic check certificates.

  3. Updated the address details on the disputes form.

  4. First published.