Criminal Record Disclosure
It is a legal requirement that all candidates who work in positions that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act undergo an enhanced disclosure for each and every agency or employer that they work for. The check must be in place prior to you undertaking any assignment.
Where do I need to apply?
If you work in England or Wales
You need to apply for a DBS Disclosure. This can be done online via our canddiate portal www.a24connect.co.uk For more information on what documents are required to validate your identity please click here. The Cost of the DBS application is £46.20
If you work in Northern Ireland
Please start the process now by contacting Access NI on 02890 259100 and ask to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure. Our registered body name & reference is A24 Group, ref: 8002405205. The cost of the Enhanced Disclosure is £30.00
If you work in Scotland
Please start the process now by contacting Disclosure Scotland on 0870
609 6006 and ask to register with the PVG scheme for children and adults.
Our registered body name & reference is A24 Group, ref: AMB 51933. The cost
of registration with PVG is £59.00. If you are already registered with the
PVG scheme, please send us a copy of your existing PVG certificate to
We will then confirm to you whether you need to apply for an update. Updates cost £18.00
What if I work in more than one area?
If you work in more than one area as described above, you may be required to apply for multiple Disclosures from the different Bodies. Please contact our researchers on (number and email) to discuss your profile.