FOI release

DBS fees and eligibility

Request for information about fees and roles for DBS checks. Also includes details about eligibility and procedures.


DBS fees and eligibility

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FOI request: 1330

  • state the amount that was received in fees in the financial year 2014 to 2015. On fees I would like fees for all applications please, broken down by kind of application (disclosure/update)

  • roles for which people were asked to undergo checks in the financial year 2014-15. The number of checks for volunteer job positions including the terms: ‘parent’ (not including ‘foster parent’); ‘grand parent’; ‘read’ or ‘reading’; ‘trip’; ‘bell ringer’/’bellringer’; ‘flower arranger’; ‘church welcomer’; ‘choir’

  • procedures available to those who would like to question the eligibility of a request for a DBS check. Describe your procedures for making a decision in your ‘Ineligible Application Process’ (IAP), whereby members of the public can question the eligibility of a request for a DBS check

  • state the number of people who have appealed through this process; and the decisions taken

Published 7 October 2015