I am a grassroots U18s coach/manager how do I complete my DBS check?

Modified on Thu, 05 Jan 2023 at 10:27 AM

All Managers and any other Team Officials must have an 'Accepted' in date FA DBS check. To complete a FA DBS check, please speak to your Club Welfare Officer and they will set up a FA DBS Application for you. Once you have completed the application and submitted, you will then be required to show your chosen i.d. documents to your Club Welfare Officer so that they can verify these for you. Once your application has been paid for (£10), your application will be processed. On the odd occassion, an application can take a little longer than usual. This is when it reaches Stage 4 within the application (Police Records). The Police can hold up an application for up to 60 days at this stage. Do not be alarmed over this, it can happen. Once you have received your FA DBS certificate, please do keep this safe and note the certificate number (on right hand side of your certififctae) and date of issue. Your DBS will be fully completed once it is showing as 'Accepted' on your FAN Number.

On the odd occassion, an individual will be contacted by Disclosures and asked to return their certificate. If you receive this request, please do not ignore. Return the certificate to them as soon as possible to 

The Disclosures Office @ First Advantage, 1 Wilford Business Park, Ruddington Lane, Nottingham NG11 7EP

Failure to return your certificate could result you being issued with a non-compliance suspension.

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