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DBS check: application process for volunteers

The DBS check application process for volunteers, for basic, standard and enhanced DBS checks.



This publication can be used to explain the DBS check process to volunteers for all levels of DBS check.

Note, that all basic checks are £18, even if for a volunteer position. The above guidance will provide you with more information.

For further information about the process, please contact customer services at

Published 6 July 2015
Last updated 11 April 2022 + show all updates
  1. Fees updated to reflect recent changes.

  2. First published.