8 users online | 8 Guests and 0 Registered

My DBS is delayed, what can I do?


 



When the DBS check is submitted, the DBS make primary checks and then
send the details to the relevant police authorities. They may come
across a query at this stage.

   

The police can take some time depending upon the role, such as, carer
where other members of the family may pose a risk to their job - e.g.
violence or drugs.  They may also be making a decision with regard to
the new filtering rules.

   

It may also be that there is a 'match' or other details re required for
confirmation or there is relevant information that needs to be assessed.

   

No-one can speed up the process, it is in the hands of the police. The
system automatically chases the DBS case management team if it goes over
60 days and you are notified at every critical point according to DBS
time-scales - 10 & 28 days.

   

The DBS are not able to provide any information about particular delays as the information is confidential.

   

Escalations can be carried out on the system when the ESCALATION button
is available from the status link. The police can retain the application
for up to 60 days and during that time they can send it back and forth
to the DBS for further queries/clarification. Each time the police have
the application returned, the 60 days starts again.

   

Only when that button is present can the escalation procedure begin and,
of course, we are in constant contact with the DBS, as per the activity
log, and the DBS also carry out their internal chasing every 10 days.

   

The applicant can call the DBS at any time - 03000 200190

2016-02-23 14:19 Jackie Thompson {writeRevision}
Average rating: 0 (0 Votes)

You can comment this FAQ

Chuck Norris has counted to infinity. Twice.

Most popular FAQs RSS

  1. DBS Identity checking guidelines (133551 views)
  2. What is Regulated Activity for working with children (52046 views)
  3. My DBS is delayed, what can I do? (48231 views)
  4. NEW DBS ONLINE UPDATE SERVICE (46252 views)
  5. Spelling error on DBS certificate or submission (42704 views)
  6. Applicant ony certificate (40809 views)
  7. What ID do I need to provide for a ... (37231 views)
  8. Reprint my DBS certificate (36474 views)
  9. Filtering of information on DBS certificates (34341 views)
  10. How do candidates complete the online application form for ... (33912 views)

Latest FAQs RSS

  1. How do I make a card payment? (2018-02-15 12:32)
  2. Basic Disclosure (2018-01-04 14:09)
  3. ROUTE 2 ID CHECK RESULT EXAMPLE (2016-11-22 17:53)
  4. ISA ADULTS FIRST (2016-03-21 17:31)
  5. Spelling error on DBS certificate or submission (2016-03-08 19:22)

Sticky FAQs