Can I complete a DBS form online?

Can I complete a DBS form online?

A DBS online application is faster, simpler and more convenient than dealing with a paper DBS application form. You can apply for online DBS checks at all three disclosure levels depending on your needs.

Can I process my own DBS?

Yes, you can apply for a DBS check as an individual. You do not need to be part of a company or organisation. Individuals cannot apply for an Enhanced DBS check or Standard DBS check however, because this can only be requested by eligible organisations or companies.

What if I make a mistake on my DBS form?

Fixing Mistakes on DBS Certificates Call the DBS and ask for their procedure for fixing mistakes. If the mistake is something like a misspelling of your name, then checking their records should confirm the mistake and allow them to issue a corrected certificate immediately.

What information do I need to complete a DBS?

Basic DBS Check

  • One document of identification, such as a passport or driving licence.
  • One document that verifies your proof of address, which can be a utility bill, bank or credit card statement or driving licence (provided it shows your current address and has not been used as the ID document).

How do I get something removed from my DBS?

For help with removing information from a DBS Certificate please contact the Disclosure and Barring Service on 0300 0200190 to raise a dispute within 3 months of your certificate being issued. Alternatively, you can contact Unlock or NACRO who both can give advice to individuals.

How far back does an enhanced DBS check go?

There is no limit to how far back an enhanced or standard check can go. For basic checks, only unspent convictions will be listed on a certificate.

Do you get a new DBS certificate every year?

Your employer needs to see the original copy of your DBS certificate before they carry out a status check. If your employer has not seen the original copy, you will need to apply for a new DBS certificate. When you renew, the following year’s subscription will start the day after your previous subscription expires.

Do you need a DBS form to apply for a job?

Step by step guidance for applicants filling in the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form. Applicants (job candidates) can’t do a criminal records check on themselves. You will need to get an application form from the employer who asked you for a DBS check.

How to complete your DBS application form in black ink?

The Application Form: Sections x,w,y and z. We also recommend you refer to the DBS’ own guide to applicants, found here. The form must be completed in BLACK ink only. You must not use correction fluid. All sections of the form that are marked in yellow are mandatory fields and must be completed.

How to complete your DBS application form in ddmmyyyy format?

Provide the date you have signed the form in DDMMYYYY format. These sections are for SAFE and DBS staff only, please do not write in or alter anything on the back page of the form. 1 Applicants who were adopted before the age of 10 need not declare any names they used or were known by prior to their adoption.

How to complete your DBS application form using block capital letters?

Answers must be completed using BLOCK CAPITAL letters, with one character per box, ensuring your handwriting remains within the boxes: If there is no room to correct your answer, write the correct information on a seperate sheet of paper and send it to us with the application form.

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