Why use uCheck for DBS Checks?
- Our easy-to-use HR Platform streamlines the process and minimises delays. We complete most DBS Checks within 48 hours - our record is 13 minutes!
- We're trusted by over 30,000 happy customers and we process more than 400,000 DBS Checks per year. We're also Home Office approved.
- Our HR Platform is built with security in mind. We are ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials certified, so you can have peace of mind that your data is safe with us.
As well as their personal details, including a full five-year address history, applicants will need to provide several documents as proof of identification. A full list of acceptable documents is available on the DBS website.
Yes – individuals can apply for a Basic DBS online. There are no eligibility requirements for a Basic Check, so anyone who is 16 or over can apply. If you work in England or Wales you can apply for a Basic Check through uCheck. If you work in Scotland, you’ll need to apply through Disclosure Scotland. It’s not possible for individuals to obtain Standard or Enhanced DBS Checks – only employers can apply for them on behalf of employees.
Registration is just £19.95 plus VAT. This is a one-off cost – after you’ve registered, you’ll pay for online DBS checks as and when you need them.
We complete DBS Checks within 48 hours on average. However, while the majority of DBS online checks are complete within this timeframe, some may take longer depending on how long the DBS and police take to process the application.