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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Apply for a DBS check

Our human resources team are able to provide disclosure and barring service (DBS) checks for individuals and businesses.

Previously called criminal records bureau (CRB) checks, a DBS check can be required in order to check someone’s criminal record if they apply:

  • for certain jobs or voluntary work, eg working with children or in healthcare
  • to foster or adopt a child

View more information about the DBS checking process.


From 1 May 2017, the costs for providing the service, per application, are:

  • standard DBS check - £37.50 plus VAT
  • enhanced DBS check - £54.50 plus VAT

Contact the human resources team for further information or to arrange a DBS check.

Last updated Tuesday, 2nd May 2017

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