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DBS checks: do I need a new one?

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Last updated on 10 August 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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DBS checks do not expire – it's for the school employer to decide if you need a new check. Find out when you might be asked for a new one, and how the DBS update service can help you keep your certificate up to date.

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Contents

  1. 1 All governors need a DBS check 
  2. 2 Employers decide whether to accept existing DBS certificates
  3. 3 Renewing your DBS check
  4. 4 Using the DBS update service

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