From 6 April 2022, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be reducing the fees for DBS checks.
The fees will reduce as follows:
|Type of DBS check||Current fee||Fee from 6 April 2022|
|Basic DBS check||£23||£18|
|Standard DBS check||£23||£18|
|Enhanced DBS check||£40||£38|
|Enhanced with Barred Lists DBS check||£40||£38|
The fee for the Update Service will remain the same, at £13 per year.
Standard, Enhanced, and Enhanced with Barred Lists DBS checks for volunteer applications will remain free-of-charge.
Eric Robinson, CEO of DBS, said:
“We aim to offer good value for money to our customers and, after a review, we are pleased to be able to reduce the fees for DBS checks. The change in fees reinforces our commitment to providing high quality, reliable, consistent, timely, and accessible services.”
Published: 17 March 2022