Track Your DBS Application

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At OnlineDBS, we have a very impressive completion record with over 40% of all DBS applications being completed in just 24 hours. However, on the rare occasion, some applications can take longer than normal due to the level of checks carried out during the process.

Did you know, your DBS application has to go through a maximum of 5 stages before being posted out to you?

Stage 1

Application received and validated by the DBS


Stage 2

Police National Computer search


Stage 3

Children’s and Adult’s Barred List Checks completed (where applicable)


Stage 4

Manual checks on records held by local police


Stage 5

DBS certificate printed


What to do if your application was processed through OnlineDBS?

If your DBS application was processed through OnlineDBS, please log in to your dashboard where you will be able to track your DBS application with the click of a button! If you have any queries on how to do this, please contact one of our helpful DBS advisors.

What to do if your application wasn’t processed through OnlineDBS?

If your DBS application wasn’t processed through OnlineDBS, you can still track your DBS application via the DBS online or over the phone.

To do this over the phone, please contact the DBS on 03000 200 190. Alternatively, if you have your DBS tracking number, you can track your DBS application online here: https://secure.crbonline.gov.uk/enquiry/enquirySearch.do

Please note, if you don’t have your tracking number, you can obtain this through your employer.

If you are not currently registered with OnlineDBS to process DBS applications for your organisation, you can register with us for FREE and make use of our expertise, customer service and competitive pricing plans.