Check if you need to tell someone about your criminal record
When you need to tell someone about your criminal record
You might need to tell an organisation about your criminal record when applying for:
- a job
- a university or college course
If you have a conviction from a court or a caution from the police, whether you need to tell the organisation depends on:
- if they ask, for example in an interview or on an application form
- when you got it
- what type of punishment or sentence you got
- the type of criminal record check they might request
There are different rules in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Check what information you need to give about your criminal record.