Vulnerable Person Information

DBS filtering on criminal record certificates

WebLinkFiltering on Criminal Record Certificates

Applicable to Northern Ireland

WebLinkFiltering on Criminal Record Certificates

In Northern Ireland criminal records disclosures will continue to be managed by AccessNI, and applications for disclosure in Northern Ireland should be requested from AccessNI. The DBS will however, make barring decisions in relation to Northern Ireland.

Applicable to Isle of Man

The Department of Home Affairs has been appointed the Disclosure and Barring Service registered body in the Isle of Man and will act as the link to DBS services to ensure employers can obtain relevant information about individuals from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

  • See documents ‘Applicable to      England & Wales’

Applicable to States of Jersey V4

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An Order in Council extended certain provisions of the UK Protection of Freedoms Act in order to keep Jersey in line with UK in relation to Vetting and Barring Procedures.

  • See documents ‘Applicable to England & Wales’.

See documents ‘Applicable to England & Wales’.


Applicable to Guernsey, Alderney & Sark

The Guernsey Vetting Bureau has been established to facilitate access to DBS for local employers and other organisations, which provides Standard and Enhanced level Disclosures. Guernsey Police continues to offer Basic Disclosures to individuals.

  • See documents ‘Applicable to      England & Wales’.


Applicable to Republic of Ireland

The Garda Central Vetting Unit deals with requests to vet certain prospective employees. It only deals with requests from organisations that are registered with the Unit.