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The Football Association (The FA)

GBG administer the criminal records checking process on behalf of The Football Association.

Criminal records checks in football

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Club and League Welfare Officers

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GBG OnlineDisclosures

Fast, simple, cost-effective criminal record processing

99% of people requiring criminal records checks in football are now using the online application process through OnlineDisclosures. This service provides quicker, cost-effective checks which are simple for clubs and organisations to administer.

Online Disclosure checks cost £10 per person, including VAT.

Paper-based applications cost £20 including VAT.

The costs for DBS Enhanced with or without barred list checks are:

The applicant is Administration fee paper application method Administration fee online application method Government charge Total
A Volunteer £20 £10 Nil £20 or £10 depending on application method
Not a Volunteer £20 £10 £44 £64 or £54 depending on application method

Useful downloads

Identity Document Form Identity Document Form

Identity Document Form

Use this form to evidence ID

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DBS Continuation Sheet DBS Continuation Sheet

DBS Continuation Sheet

Use this form to record additional addresses and names

Download

Guidance Notes for the Applicant Guidance Notes for the Applicant

Guidance Notes for the Applicant

Guidance notes on how to correctly complete the new Application Form

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Guidance Notes for Club Welfare Officer Guidance Notes for Club Welfare Officer

Guidance Notes for Club Welfare Officer

Download Guidance Notes for Club Welfare Officers

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