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DBS checks: renewals

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Last updated on 7 November 2016
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Do staff and volunteer DBS checks need to be renewed? DBS (formerly CRB) check certificates have no formal expiry date. We relay guidance on checking whether information on a DBS certificate is current, and when to request new checks for existing and new staff and volunteers.

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  1. 1 Renewal not automatically required
  2. 2 Check DBS information is current
  3. 3 When new DBS checks are/are not required

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