Guidance

DBS referral and barring decision making process

The barring decision making process at the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Also includes guides about barring appeals and reviews.

Documents

DBS referral guide: referral and barring decision-making process

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DBS referral guide: reviews

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DBS and professional regulators

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Details

Guidance about regulated activity with children has been published by the Department for Education (DfE).

Information about regulated activity with adults is available from the Department of Health (DH).

Published 12 June 2015
Last updated 20 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added links to information about regulated activity with children and adults.
  2. First published.