Disclosure and Barring Service online tracking

05 June 2015

DBS online tracking can be used to check the progress of applications and order blank application forms if you are a registered employer.

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

The online tracking service lets employers and individuals check the progress of DBS check applications.

Employers can use the multiple online tracking service to view several DBS applications at once and order blank application forms.

Changes to the ID checking guidelines will be made due to the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence no longer being valid from 8 June 2015. For the DBS ID checking process this means that just the driving licence photocard needs to be checked, unless an old style paper driving licence is produced (pre-1998).

Follow this link for full details of the driving licence changes and what this means for individuals and businesses.