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Access Northern Ireland (AccessNI / ANI) Checks

AccessNIFor applicants that will be working in Northern Ireland there are three levels of criminal record checks.


Contains convictions considered unspent under The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. This service is available to individuals to apply for their own record only.


Contains details of all convictions held on the Police National Computer including current and 'spent' convictions as well as details of any cautions, reprimands or final warnings.


Contains all conviction information, spent and unspent, and any other non conviction information considered to be relevant by the police or other Government bodies.

The information included in the disclosure will depend on the level of disclosure applied for.

Information included

Type of disclosure




Enhanced with Barred Lists check

Unspent convictions

Spent convictions


Consideration Status

Suitability Information

Prescribed Court Orders & Sex Offenders Notification Requirements

Sex Offenders Notification Requirements

Other Relevant Information

Published performance targets for Access Northern Ireland are; Basic Disclosure 90% within two weeks, Standard Disclosure 90% within three weeks and Enhanced Disclosures 90% within four weeks.

You can access further information from clicking on the link AccessNI


Disclosure Services administration fee from £8.00 + VAT per application

There are no other charges.

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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.