FOI release

DBS FOI: Ineligible DBS applications process

Information about the use of the DBS ineligible applications processes.


DBS FOI 1061: Ineligible DBS applications process

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I note your request for information was as follows:

You kindly responded to my inquiry last year, in which you said that the CRB ‘has developed and implemented a process whereby an applicant, following submission of a CRB application, can contact the CRB and ask for an application to be placed on hold whilst the CRB contacts the Registered Body to ask them to confirm that the position is one which is eligible for a CRB certificate.’

A quick question: how many people have used this facility over the past year? Is it advertised anywhere? If anybody has used the facility, what were the results in these cases?

Published 26 July 2013