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Crbdirect.org.uk are an independent service which is not affiliated to the UK government or Disclosure Scotland. You may apply directly with Disclosure Scotland where there will still be a £25 charge for your Basic Disclosure however our further £40 or £50 service fee would not be payable.

STEPS:
1. APPLY ONLINE
2. MAKE PAYMENT (£65 Standard / £75 Fast Track)
3. RECEIVE YOUR BASIC DISCLOSURE WITHIN 7-14 DAYS

We are an independent agency who offer a simple process when applying for your Basic Disclosure. We specialise in checking and processing Basic Disclosure applications and provide support and advice specifically for the Basic Disclosure Online Application. We do not currently handle applications for Standard or Enhanced DBS checks although we may be able to advise on who you need to contact if you do require a Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

Fill in the online form and your application will begin processing right away.

Your application for a Basic Disclosure will be assigned to a member of our processing team who will thoroughly check the information provided and contact you if any further information or supporting documents are required.

You will receive an email from us confirming your application reference number which you can use to communicate with Disclosure Scotland should you need to for any reason.

You should expect to receive a postal response from Disclosure Scotland within 7 to 14 days. They will also contact you if supporting documents are required to process your application for a Basic Disclosure.

Multiple applications for businesses
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Fast track priority processing available
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Tracked airmail for overseas applicants
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Email updates
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Optional Cloud storage for your certificate
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Highly Secure portal
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Standard Service
The Standard service includes; application checking, supporting document validation, email updates and timely submission to the issuing body – Disclosure Scotland.

Fast Track Service
This is a premium service where you will receive all of the benefits of the Standard application however Fast Track applications will be prioritised and checked, processed and submitted within 24 hours where possible*. Please note that Disclosure Scotland do not offer a fast track service which would result in the expedited provision of a Basic Disclosure certificate. The fast track option offered by CRB Direct refers to prioritised processing of your Basic Disclosure application.

*Subject to Supporting documents and all other required information being received.

 
Standard
Fast Track
Disclosure Scotland Fee
£25.00
£25.00
Vat @0% on DS Fee
£0
£0
DBS Direct Processing Fee
£33.33
£41.67
Vat @20% on Processing Fee
£6.67
£8.33
Total Fee Payable
£65.00*
£75.00*
*Overseas applicants will incur an air mail surcharge of £8 (inc. VAT)

CRB Direct: How the Process Works

Applying for a Disclosure Check can be a confusing and frustrating process. There are a number of different types of Disclosure for which you can apply so making sure you know what to expect is of paramount importance.

We specialise in checking and processing Basic Disclosure applications and provide support and advice specifically for the Basic Disclosure Online Application. We do not currently handle applications for Standard or Enhanced DBS checks although we may be able to advise on who you need to contact if you do require a Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

Our team of qualified agents are available to personally help you throughout the application process when applying for your Basic Disclosure check and once we have your information, we will begin processing your application right away.

If all the information that has been supplied is accurate and complete, your application will be submitted to the issuing body – Disclosure Scotland and an email will be sent to you from our Support Team to provide you with your unique Disclosure Scotland reference number. This reference number will be used throughout your application journey, so it is important to keep this information stored somewhere safe.

If, however, the information you have submitted is incorrect or incomplete, an agent will be in contact to obtain the relevant information needed to complete your Basic Disclosure.
Disclosure Scotland may also wish to qualify some personal information after the application has been submitted. If this is the case, you will be contacted directly by Disclosure Scotland by email, post or both.

If at any point you find that you are having difficulty completing the application, or are confused about what you need to do, you can contact our support team where an agent will be able assist you in completing the application form and support you throughout the process.

Once everything has been completed, Disclosure Scotland will issue and send the official Basic Disclosure certificate to either you or your employer, depending on your circumstances and application type.

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Disclaimer: Crbdirect.org.uk are an independent service which is not affiliated to the UK government or Disclosure Scotland. You may apply directly with Disclosure Scotland where there will still be a £25 charge for your Basic Disclosure however our further £40 or £50 service fee would not be payable.