Guidance

DBS certificate reprint guide and forms

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

Documents

DBS standard and enhanced reprint request form for applicants

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Details

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. A reprint will not be provided if a paper copy of your certificate was not requested on the application form submitted for processing.

Published 1 December 2014
Last updated 29 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Certificate Reprint Request Form replaced with an updated version.
  2. Information regarding basic reprints amended.
  3. New process - added forms for applicants and countersignatories to request a DBS certificate reprint.
  4. Added a reminder for countersignatories to get permission from applicants before requesting a certificate reprint.
  5. If a DBS certificate was issued more than three months ago (93 days) a reprint can't be processed.
  6. First published.