What Documents Do You Need For DBS?

How much does a DBS cost?

Fee changes for DBS checksType of DBS checkCurrent feeFee from 1 October 2019Basic DBS check£25.00£23.00Standard DBS check£26.00£23.00Enhanced DBS check£44.00£40.00Sep 10, 2019.

Can I use my DBS certificate for another job?

You’ll be able to take your DBS certificate from one job to the next, unless: an employer asks you to get a new certificate. you need a certificate for a different type of ‘workforce’ (for example, you have an ‘adult workforce’ certificate and need a ‘child workforce’ certificate)

What ID can I use if I don’t have a passport?

If you have no photo ID, a copy of your original Birth Certificate or National Insurance Card will be accepted provided it is accompanied by a passport sized photo that is countersigned on the back by someone who can confirm your identity.

How can I get DBS checked?

Apply for a basic Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS ) check to get a copy of your criminal record. This is called ‘basic disclosure’….To apply for a basic DBS check you’ll need:all your addresses for the last 5 years and the dates you lived there.your National Insurance number.your passport.your driving licence.

How much is a DBS check 2020?

What does a DBS check cost? The core Disclosure and Barring Service’s processing fees for DBS checks are: Standard – £23. Enhanced – £40.

Can I apply for my own enhanced DBS check?

Individuals must apply for this level of check through an employer or contractor. If you are self-employed, you are unable to apply for an Enhanced DBS check for yourself. You will need to apply through an association or organisation that uses your service.

Can I get a DBS form from the Post Office?

You’ll get a letter or email from DBS or one of our partner organisation (including CQC). You will be asked to provide original documents as part of the process. Bring original documents, copies and your application form to a Post Office branch.

Does passport have to be in date for DBS?

Document Rules All documents have to be valid; you can’t use a passport which has expired, or a driving licence which has been withdrawn because you’ve racked up too many points. You also need to present the originals of all of your documents. Photocopies or photographs cannot be accepted.

Who is eligible for a standard DBS check?

There is no eligibility requirement for a basic DBS check. However if you are considering asking a person to apply for a standard or enhanced DBS check, as an employer, you are legally responsible for making sure the job role is eligible. This should be done before you countersign each DBS application form.

How long is a DBS valid for?

3 yearsA Disclosure and Barring Service or DBS check (also called disclosure) has no official expiry date. Any information included is accurate at the time the check was carried out. Whether or not to carry out a subsequent check is up to the practice owner/employer. Some authorities suggest a new check every 3 years.

Can you get a DBS check without a passport?

If you don’t have a passport, driving licence or your birth certificate, you might be able to use other forms of identification known as “trusted government documents”. These include items such driving licences issued outside the EU, a Forces ID card, firearms licence or marriage certificate.

Do you need birth certificate for DBS?

Route 3 can only be used if it’s impossible to process the application through Routes 1 or 2. EEA nationals who’ve been resident in the UK for 5 years or less can’t use Route 3. For Route 3, the applicant must be able to show: a birth certificate issued after the time of birth (UK, Isle of Man and Channel Islands)

How long does an enhanced DBS take 2020?

24 hours and 5 daysIn 2020, on average, 90% of Basic Disclosures and Standard DBS Checks are cleared within one day with Enhanced DBS Checks taking anywhere between 24 hours and 5 days, depending on the individual. However, if delayed at any of the stages of the process, this can increase substantially.

How do I get an enhanced DBS certificate?

Get a standard or enhanced DBS check for an employeeAsk DBS or your umbrella body for an application form.Give the form to the applicant to fill in.The applicant will return the completed form to you along with documents proving their identity.Send the completed application form to DBS or your umbrella body.DBS will send a certificate to the applicant.

How many forms of ID do I need for a DBS check?

3 typesWhen applying for a DBS check you will need to provide at least 3 types of ID. This is to confirm the person’s correctly . The documents that are needed will depend on which route the applicant is able to take. The applicant must try and provide documents from Route 1 first.