MPAC are a registered body with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Our DBS application service is only available via pre-booked appointments. Please call 0151 708 0468 to arrange an appointment.
We accept card payments at the time of appointment.
We strongly advise that you use this tool https://www.gov.uk/find-out-dbs-check to check which DBS application is the correct one for yourself/ your employee/volunteer before they attend their appointment as the DBS will withdraw any application deemed unsuitable and no refund can be provided.
Eligibility guidelines – child workforce
Eligibility guidelines – adult workforce
DBS Code of Practice
Our charges for processing each DBS application:
Volunteer (standard or enhanced) £8.00
Paid employee or a person who will make monetary gain from their DBS (enhanced) £58.00
Paid employee or a person who will make monetary gain from their DBS (standard) £38.00
DBS Tracking Service
You can now track your DBS application online via the tracking service. We advise that you wait 7 working days after you have completed a paper application form to visit the tracking site.
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service allows applicants to keep their DBS certificates up to date and employers to check a DBS certificate.
The service is for standard and enhanced DBS checks only.
Individuals applying for a DBS check
Apply for a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to get a copy of your criminal record. This is called ‘basic disclosure’. It costs £18. It’s available for people working in England and Wales.