Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (formerly CRB checks)
DBS Checks (previously CRB checks) are required by any person who works with children or vulnerable adults. We are registered as an umbrella body with the Disclosure and Barring Service which means that we can process check for you, your staff and volunteers.
For more information about the Disclosure and Barring Service, the application process or tracking please take a look at their website.If you would like us to do your DBS check, (which are processed online at your appointment) you will need to make an appointment. All checks are done face to face at our Hatfield office and usually take 10-15 minutes. We may be able to visit your organisation to undertake the checks if you have a large number to be completed. To arrange an appointment please contact us by clicking here.Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) merged and are now known as the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The person requiring the check will need to bring along original identification documents to the appointment. We suggest:
- Passport, Driving Licence or Birth Certificate
- National Insurance number (on either a p45 or p60)
- Bank statement or utility bill with your current name and address which is less than 3 months old
If you have moved within the last 5 years, previous address details, including postcodes will be required. If you have changed your name, you will need to bring details including the date that your name changed.
See our DBS (CRB) Checking Services on our downloadable price-list.
If you want to request one of our DBS (CRB) Checking Services, please click on the appropriate link for the type of volunteer or staff below: