Barring referrals

DBS makes considered decisions about whether somebody should be barred from engaging in regulated activity.

Barring referrals: how and when to make one (PDF, 3.14MB, 12 pages)

Make a barring referral (online and paper)

Barring referrals can be made online or by post. Both routes can be found below, along with guidance and more information.

Online referral form

Paper referral form

Barring referrals guidance

Barring referrals guidance

Should I make a barring referral?

Barring referrals flowchart

Making representations

Making representations guidance

Online services for referred individuals

Online services for referred individuals

Published 26 February 2019