Can I get an enchanced DBS check for myself?


Good question but No you can’t ask get an enhanced dbs check done on yourself? Only organisations and licensing bodies can apply for a dbs check,

You can of course as an individual apply for a basic disclosure.

If you work for yourself, are self employed and need to get an enhanced DBS check done on yourself then depending on what sector niche you are in and if you meet some criteria you may be able to get one. You would do this through your Local Authority or via the governing body of the sector you work in.

Remember there are 4 different levels of DBS you can choose from as follows

  • Basic DBS
  • Standard DBS
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Enhanced with list

It can be a bit of a mine field so If you are an employer, remember that you can always ask us to help with your hiring process including obtaining a DBS check for your potential hires – just fill in the Request A Callback form on this page or call us on 0144281 6333 and one of our expert staff will be delighted to help you.

The UK government web site has lots of information on what is allowed and not allowed.