Guidance for DBS Checks in Sport – Working with Adults (England and Wales)

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 can be found on the gov.uk website. This guidance would apply whether the individuals are paid or unpaid.

Find the flowchart here.