The Disclosure and Barring Service(DBS), an Executive Agency of the Home Office, provides wider access to criminal record information through its Disclosure service.
The DBS is an executive agency of the Home Office, it developed to enable organisations to make safer recruitment decisions for people undertaking work and placements which include contact with vulnerable adults and/or children.
Those wishing to study courses at Anglia Ruskin University which involve working with vulnerable adults and/or children are required to undertake a DBS Enhanced Level Disclosure. This will be a condition of the offer to study for successful applicants to these courses. This requirement will be included in the offer letter. The DBS application process is managed through the Chelmsford UK/EU Admissions Office. If you have any questions relating to this requirement please contact the Criminal Records Officer, Fiona Whitehead on 01245 684984 or email DBS@anglia.ac.uk
The current cost of a DBS disclosure application is £44.00, this is the fixed price set by the DBS; Anglia Ruskin University does not make any additional charge.
If you have not yet received a DBS application form please contact the Criminal Records Officer on 01245 684984 or email DBS@anglia.ac.uk
On completion of your payment an email confirming that your payment has been successful will automatically be sent to the email address you provide.
An email will also be sent to the Criminal Records Officer with notification that payment has been made. Once notification has been received your DBS application form will be checked and sent to the DBS for processing, as long as the completed DBS application form and all the required accompanying documentation and information has been submitted as detailed in our guidance notes.