Guidance

DBS identity checking guidelines

Updated guidelines to help make sure DBS check applicants are providing correct identity documents.

Documents

DBS identity checking guidelines

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DBS identity checking guidelines (Welsh)

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Detail

The list of documents the applicant must provide is changing from the 1 July 2014. The new list is available within the guidance. The guide also provides information about checking for false documents.