Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks are now called Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

You may need to check someone’s criminal record if they apply:
  • For certain jobs or voluntary work, e.g. working with children or in healthcare
  • To become an accountant, care worker, dentist, doctor, financial adviser, nurse, social worker, teacher etc 
  • To foster or adopt a child

There are different rules for getting a criminal record check in Scotland – Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme and Northern Ireland – Access NI.
An Enhanced DBS check will reveal a person's criminal history, including spent and unspent convictions. There may also be additional information that is relevant to the post.
To register for our DBS service please visit this page by clicking here.