DBS Eligibility Tool

This tool is intended to help those involved in processing DBS checks for people working with children or vulnerable adults. You will be taken through a series of questions to help determine if a particular role is eligible for an enhanced check, including whether or not it is eligible for barred list checks.

Points to remember:

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To assess what level of check a management role is eligible for, please go back and assess the roles of the people the manager will be responsible for on a regular day to day basis.
The role is not eligible for an enhanced check
You can see if the role is eligible for a standard check or consider a basic check
You can request an enhanced check without a barred list check
You can request an enhanced check with a children's barred list check
You can request an enhanced check with an adults' barred list check
You can request an enhanced check without a barred list check
You cannot request an enhanced check for someone who carries out regular day to day management or supervision of this role
You can request an enhanced check without a barred list check
You can request the same for someone who carries out regular day to day management or supervision of this role
You can request an enhanced check without a barred list check
You can request an enhanced check with a children's barred list check for someone who carries out regular day to day management or supervision of this role
You can request an enhanced check with a children's barred list check
You cannot request an enhanced check for someone who carries out regular day to day management or supervision of this role
You can request an enhanced check with a children's barred list check
You can request the same for someone who carries out regular day to day management or supervision of this role
You can request an enhanced check with an adults' barred list check
You can request the same for someone who carries out regular day to day management or supervision of this role