DBS update service guidance

24 / 07 / 2019

This briefing aims to provide you with information about the DBS update service, helping you to understand what it is, how to encourage subscription and the mutual benefits the service can bring to both employers and individuals. 

The DBS update service is a voluntary, online subscription which allows employers to check a person's preexisting standard or enhanced DBS certificate by carrying out a free and instant online check.


Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Employers

  • A personalised website
    Manage your profile and select topics of interest to you
  • Access your dashboard
    Bookmark useful content to help you quickly find what you're looking for
  • Get involved
    Contribute to our Talking Points discussions, comment on and rate our webpages
  • Keep up to date
    Receive the latest newsletters and media summaries

Log In