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Welcome to Disclosure Services

Providing DBS (CRB) Criminal Record checks since 2002

Disclosure Services provides online Basic, Standard and Enhanced DBS Criminal Records Checks (formerly CRB checks), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records ChecksAccessNI Criminal Records Checks, including one-click Route Two background checking and PVG scheme membership for Scotland.  This is achieved via a suite of tools enabling fast, accurate applications, real-time application tracking, easy reporting and more. Our friendly, experienced team support clients throughout the criminal record process.

Our broad range of clients represent all areas of service, commerce, and industry in private, public, charitable and not-for-profit organisations. Our primary goal is to support our clients with timely, accurate information and the expert personal service we provide to assist in fulfilling your regulatory and compliance requirements.

We provide On-line Criminal Record checks via the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) (formerly CRB - Criminal Records Bureau) e-Bulk e-application process or via the paper application route.

Latest news…

Disclosure Scotland Certificate Delay

16 August 2017

Disclosure Scotland have reported they are experiencing a 'system issue' which is preventing them from sending disclosure certificates out through Royal Mail. This means that Disclosure Scotland will be unable to issue any certificates today, Wednesday 16th August 2017.

Disclosure Scotland hope to have the issue resolved as soon as possible, but you may find a delay to certificates that are completed on today's date. Disclosure Scotland will issue an update when the issue has been resolved.

Disclosure Scotland apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Forthcoming Infrastructure Upgrades

31 July 2017

In order to maintain robust and comprehensive systems, Disclosure Services are undertaking a major investment in infrastructure for our systems and services.

We're commencing implementation from 1st August 2017 and you may notice small changes to how our Invoices look when you receive them.

We will keep you updated of further system and operational improvements.

Transparency data: DBS: structure and salaries, 2016


Senior staff dataset

The reports on the DBS senior staff list the staff who are senior civil servants or equivalent posts. They include job title, grade, organisation and salary band. The salary cost of reports column shows the total salary cost of staff working to the chief executive and each director.

Junior staff

The reports on junior staff lists all posts below senior civil servant equivalent. For each generic job title the table includes the number of posts (full time equivalent), pay scale and team name.

View Disclosure and Barring Service organogram on the Cabinet Office website.

Detailed guide: Track a DBS application


The person being given a DBS check (the applicant) can check on the progress of their application using the DBS tracking service. Youll need the application form reference number to track the application.

Employers who are registered with DBS can track multiple applications and order blank application forms online.

Guidance: DBS privacy policies for basic checks


These privacy policies explain why we require your personal data when processing basic checks and what you can expect from us in terms of our data protection responsibilities.

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