Fast & Affordable DBS Checks

Online DBS Check Applications - What are they?

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is a criminal record check performed on request by an individual or an employer to examine the criminal records of an individual, enabling employers to make smarter, safer recruitment decisions fitting their business and environment. Originally the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check, the DBS check replaced it in 2012 as the result of a merger between CRB and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Who Needs to Apply for a DBS Check for Employment in the UK?

Employers from a variety of business sectors will require their employees or volunteers to undertake a DBS online application. Examples of jobs that require an online DBS check include:

Which DBS Check Application is Right for You?

Fast track your online DBS check by understanding exactly which type of check is right for you. DBS offers three levels of background checks - Basic, Standard and Enhanced. 

Basic DBS Check

The Basic DBS, or Basic Disclosure, check is available to anyone, regardless of profession. This check can be requested by an individual or an employer and only contains details of unspent convictions.

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Standard DBS Check

The Standard DBS, or Standard Disclosure, check is only available for certain professions. A Standard DBS check shows current and spent convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings held on the Police National Computer.

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Enhanced DBS Check

An Enhanced DBS check can only be requested if the employer is eligible to request a disclosure under the Exceptions Order to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and you are caring, training or closely supervising children or vulnerable adults.

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Looking for fast DBS checks for multiple employees?

DBS Checks for Employers

DBS Checks for Employers enables you to process unlimited multiple applications with no registration fees. The entire process is undertaken online, simplifying the process and providing results promptly via email.

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How to Apply for a DBS Check Online?

Applying for a DBS online check is a fast, simple and straightforward process. By completing one simple form, your DBS online application service begins in a matter of minutes.

No registration fees
Simple initiation process takes less than 5 minutes
Three types of background checks available
Online document processing

The Submission Process


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