Form

DBS barring referral form

Form to refer a person to the DBS with guidance and additional information sheet.

Documents

DBS paper referral form guidance

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If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email communications@dbs.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

DBS paper referral form (Word)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email communications@dbs.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

DBS paper referral form (PDF)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email communications@dbs.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

DBS paper referral form additional information sheet (Word)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email communications@dbs.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

DBS paper referral form additional information sheet (PDF)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email communications@dbs.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

If you need help to refer someone you can contact DBS on 03000 200 190.

We recommend submitting referrals via our secure online referral form, which includes on-screen help, so you can make your referral quickly and securely.

We cannot guarantee the security of information until it is in our possession, and will not take responsibility for such information until we receive it. For this reason if you’re sending a paper referral form to us we recommend using registered post.

Published 10 May 2013
Last updated 18 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated hyperlinks within the form guidance.
  2. Updated the declaration. It states that we may share information within the form to it with the person who has been referred or with other bodies such as the police, professional regulators, prison and probation services in accordance with statutory powers or duties.
  3. Updated the referral form. Includes an extra question about address history and a new question asking if the person been informed of their referral to us.
  4. Added the contact details for the referral and barring team.
  5. Added page link to the referral factsheets.
  6. Updated the DBS referral form with a new version.
  7. First published.