Order a Single Online DBS Application Pack
The DBS Application pack is available for providers who only need one DBS Check (previously called a CRB Check).
The law restricts when and who can obtain a DBS check. To check your role meets the DBS eligibility criteria, please check our DBS eligibility criteria webpage. If you place an order and subsequently submit an online DBS application, but the DBS eligibility criteria is not met, we will not be able to process a DBS Application for you and will reimburse the purchase price to you (less admin costs).
In addition to this, we need to verify your ID. Before you place an order, please ensure you can provide COPIES of the required ID documents - see list of Acceptable ID documents.
Please also note: we CANNOT process applications for Non-UK Residents, ie: if applicants do not live in the UK.
To begin, please complete & submit the "DBS Order form"; below. Once your DBS order form has been received, you will receive by email:
- Step-By-Step instructions
- Log-in details to access and complete the official on-line DBS Application form
- Instructions on how you can send us copies of your ID (ID copies can be sent by email or by post)
- You will not be prompted to make payment at this "order" stage. Payment will be required later just before you submit your official online DBS application form
For further information regarding our online DBS application process, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.
Step 1: Ordering a DBS Application Pack -
Please complete & submit the following DBS order form:
Standard DBS/CRB Check: £56.20
Enhanced DBS/CRB Check: £74.20
What Information do applicants need to provide on the online DBS/CRB Application form?
Applicants need to provide personal details, for example: full name and any other names ever used, birth details, and full 5 year address history. See our applicant user guide for specific information.
Please note: if you are obtaining a DBS Check for someone else you must obtain their express permission (in writing), to do so.
How do you verify applicants' ID?
***Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DBS have temporarily relaxed their ID checking rules, so you can abide by the social distancing rule. You do NOT need to send us a completed ID verification form. We can work off copies of your ID.****
It is a stipulation of the DBS Application process that applicants' ID is verified.
We require applicants to have their ID verified by a nominated ID Checker in accordance with the DBS ID Checking Guidelines. This cannot be a relative. We will send you a form for your nominated ID checker to complete, when we receive your DBS Order form
All applicants must be able to provide COPIES of their ID documents so that we can verify your identity. These can be sent to us by by email or in the post - we will email you instructions when you submit your DBS Order form.
Applicants must provide copies of at least 3 x ID documents. Please see the list of acceptable ID documents.
One ID document must include:
- a valid Passport, or...
- a UK Driving Licence or...
How Long do the checks take?
- 1-2 weeks to receive a Standard DBS/CRB Certificate
- 4-6 weeks to receive an Enhanced DBS/CRB Certificate
Who will receive my DBS Certificate?
Your DBS/CRB certificate will be posted to your current home address, which you provide on your DBS Application form. Please note, this address cannot be changed once your DBS Application has been submitted. If you move, it will be your responsibility to arrange for your mail to be re-directed to your new address.
How long will my on-line username/password be valid for?
you do not use your DBS application the fee will not be refunded.
Please submit your application within three months of receiving your
application pack to ensure your application form is still valid and the
price has not changed. In the event that
VAT or the Disclosure costs increase, we may pass this cost on to you,
at our discretion.