DBS

Online DBS Service

24th March 2020 UPDATE: Paying for DBS Applications

If you wish to pay for DBS applications during the pandemic a payment link will have been sent to the ID checker’s email address. Please press on the link and you can put in your card details in, your application will then be processed.

If you are having difficulty paying by this method, please leave your telephone number at annette.carrington@nationalcareassociation.org.uk and we will call you back.

DBS Specialists for the Care Sector

Registering to use National Care Association as an umbrella body for the DBS is free to members. Simply return the completed registration form

  • SECURE - Dedicated online DBS processing website and secure payment facility.
  • ACCURATE - Your DBS application is assigned to a member of our DBS team where thorough checks are made - you will be contacted immediately should any further details be required. 
  • FAST - With no postal delays and all details held online iy is estimated that the online processing system reduces waiting times by 5-10 days.
  • EFFICIENT - Your application process starts once you complete the online form, for a fast, paperless and error-less application. 

DBS eligibility guidanceA collection of documents that you can use to decide whether a role is eligible for a basic, standard or enhanced DBS check. Find out if you can check someone's criminal recordUse this tool to find out if you need to apply for a DBS check for your employee. You can only check someone’s criminal record if they’re applying for certain roles.

DBS checks: guidance for employers

DBS update serviceThe online DBS update service allows; applicants to keep their DBS certificates up to date and employers to check a DBS certificate Criminal records checks for overseas applicantsWho can apply, how to apply and contact details for criminal record checks overseas. Volunteer applications"Any person engaged in an activity which involves spending time, unpaid (except for travel and other approved out-of-pocket expenses), doing something which aims to benefit some third party and not a close relative."