DBS certificate reprint guide and forms

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


DBS standard and enhanced reprint request form for applicants

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Reprints can’t be issued for any type of check if the original certificate was issued more than 3 months ago (93 days).

For basic checks you can request a reprint using your DBS online account.

Published 1 December 2014
Last updated 23 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. New process - added forms for applicants and countersignatories to request a DBS certificate reprint.
  2. Added a reminder for countersignatories to get permission from applicants before requesting a certificate reprint.
  3. If a DBS certificate was issued more than three months ago (93 days) a reprint can't be processed.
  4. First published.