You can use our online services to check the progress of basic, standard or enhanced checks or view your certificate.
View your basic certificate
The person being given a DBS check (the applicant) can view their certificate using their DBS online account. After logging in, select ‘Manage DBS checks’, request a one-time passcode and enter the required security information. Your DBS applications will then be shown, and you can view the necessary certificate.
Track your basic application
The person being given a DBS check (the applicant), employers and Responsible Organisations can also track the progress of basic checks by using the DBS online account tracking service. They do not need to create an account however they will need the application reference number, applicant’s surname and date of birth.
Standard and enhanced checks
Track your standard or enhanced application
The person being given a DBS check (the applicant) can track the progress of their standard or enhanced application using the DBS tracking service. They will need their application reference number and date of birth to track the application.
Employers who are registered with the DBS can also track multiple applications and order blank application forms online.