The Safeguarding Specialists
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Standard DBS Checking for Volunteers. Nil DBS fee plus £12 Administration charge.

£ 12.00 each

No stock

Standard DBS checks only apply under specific circumstances.

Please ignore the "No Stock" label. If you believe eligibility exists for a standard DBS check, please contact us to place your order.

Subscription free, pay as you go DBS checking service which includes:

tick30 days administrative support

tickExpert processing

tickRisk assessment assistance

tickPro-forma DBS policies and support documents for organisations

The DBS carry out each of these checks free of charge, and SAFEcic charges a £12 administration fee.

This is a paper based service, available anywhere in the UK, or overseas*. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

Please note: Volunteer checks may only be requested where the applicant is;

"engaged in an activity in which involves spending time, unpaid (except for travel and other approved out-of-pocket expenses), doing something which aims to benefit some third party and not a close relative." 1

and they must not;

X25benefit directly from the position for which the DBS application is being submitted

X25receive any payment (except for travel and other approved out-of-pocket expenses)

X25be on a work placement

X25be on a course that requires them to do this job role

X25be in a trainee position that will lead to a full-time role/qualification.

If you have not already established if a standard DBS check can lawfully be requested, please do so before ordering as refunds will not be given for roles which transpire to be ineligible (this does not affect your statutory rights). For help establishing eligibility, you can visit the DBS Guide to Eligibility or contact us.

To avoid processing delays, please provide the name of the recruiting organisation at the point of order. Individuals and the self-employed cannot DBS check themselves.

1We do not ship application forms outside of the UK.

2DBS definition of volunteer, defined in the Police Act 1997 (criminal records) Regulations 2002.

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