The copying and use of the DBS logo is not allowed without prior approval from the DBS.
- Can I download a PDF of my DBS certificate?
- Can I scan a DBS certificate?
- How do I retrieve my DBS certificate?
- Can my employer see my DBS online?
- How long does a DBS certificate last?
- Should employers keep copy of DBS certificate?
- Do you have to send original documents for DBS?
- Do you get a new DBS certificate every year?
- How long does a DBS certificate take to arrive once dispatched?
Can I download a PDF of my DBS certificate?
The certificate can be downloaded and saved from your Application Manager log-in. This is not an official Standard DBS or Enhanced DBS certificate, it is a hard-copy certificate.
Can I scan a DBS certificate?
You can use editing software to adjust and merge two scans into one, but it’s not easy. The nearest print shop has a bigger professional device that can do big scans.
How do I retrieve my DBS certificate?
The person applying for a background check can view their certificate using their online account. You can request a one-time password after logging in, or you can enter the required security information. You will be able to view the necessary certificate after you see your applications.
Can my employer see my DBS online?
Employers can use the Update Service to conduct a free, instant online check to see the status of their standard or enhanced DBS certificate. The employer needs to have the individual’s consent to do this.
How long does a DBS certificate last?
There is no official date for when the check expires. The information will be accurate at the time the check is done. It’s up to you to make a decision. You can check whether the certificate is up to date if the application has been approved for the update service.
Should employers keep copy of DBS certificate?
It is important that you remember that your check is yours and not the employer’s property. Employers might want to take a copy of the original certificate in order to keep it on file. The original should be returned.
Do you have to send original documents for DBS?
Original documents are required for documents. No printed copies, scanned copies, or photocopies will be allowed. The only way to cut down on fake applications is to only ask for the original documents.
Do you get a new DBS certificate every year?
Before your employer can carry out a status check on you, they need to see the original copy of your certificate. If your employer doesn’t see the original copy, you have to apply for a new certificate. After your previous subscription ends, the next year’s subscription will begin.
How long does a DBS certificate take to arrive once dispatched?
The maximum time for a certificate to arrive is between 5 and 7 days. There may be cases where the person doesn’t get their certificate. The application form may have an incorrect address.