Are You Eligible for a DBS Check?
This flowchart will help you decide whether or not you need to get a DBS check – whether it’s for you, a member of staff, or a volunteer.
This flowchart is for guidance only. It does not include every role which may be eligible for a DBS check working with adults.
It is important to always check with DBS or a legal advisor if you are unsure. Further guidance and an online eligibility tool for England and Wales can be found on the gov.uk website. This guidance would apply whether the individuals are paid or unpaid. If you live in Scotland, further information can be found through Disclosure Scotland. If you live in Northern Ireland, further information can be found through Access NI.