All DBS applications can now be completed online. Paper forms can only now be used in exceptional circumstances.
Coaches and other volunteers- if you need a DBS ask your Club Welfare Officer to email you the invitation to complete one.
Clubs that have an online DBS verifier are listed here
Clubs and Club Welfare Officers- make sure everyone at your Club who needs a DBS, has one. See ECB list of roles requiring one. See ECB list of roles requiring one.
All Clubs should now have an online DBS document verifier, Club Welfare Officers should have been contacted to complete their registration- if your Club does not have a verifier, email Andrew Hibberd
The new system is very user friendly, only takes a few minutes to fill in the form, and 3 or 4 minutes to carry out the document checking. Disclosures are typically issued within a week.
Please visit ECB website to find out more about DBS online update system.
The roles in cricket that require ECB Vetting are:
WELFARE OFFICER (Club, League, County)
COACH (volunteer or paid, assistant or lead)
AGE GROUP MANAGER
OPEN-AGE TEAM CAPTAIN
FIRST AIDER / PHYSIOTHERAPIST / MEDICAL SUPPORT
ALL STARS ACTIVATORS