Frequently Asked Questions
Our typical charge for a Basic Check is £35 (inc.VAT)
DBS fee: £23
Our admin fee: £10 plus VAT
We work on a volume based model, so if you are processing a significant number of applications per year, it’s likely that we will be able to lower the fee for you.
A Basic DBS check can complete within hours or even minutes but on average they usually take between 3-5 working days.
However, please be aware that the police and the DBS have a service level agreement of 60 days and once the application is with the DBS, there is no way to fast-track it or speed the application along.
Yes, anybody can apply for a Basic check on themselves through our website.
No, a DBS check will only show your criminal record history rather than any employment history although an employer may carry out further verification checks that may reveal this information.
It will be up to an employer to decide whether or not it is still valid or whether a new Basic Disclosure is required.