DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) for voluntary and community sector groups

Did you know that Nottinghamshire County Council offers a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) for community and voluntary sector groups?

All Grant-Aided groups are exempt from the £10 administration fee - this exemption applies to DBS applications from Grant Aided groups for their volunteers and employees (paid staff).

DBS applications

volunteers of Grant-Aided groups

The DBS do not charge the Disclosure fee if the application is for a volunteer.

employees of Grant-Aided groups

There is a £26 fee for Standard Disclosures and £44 for Enhanced Disclosures for employees. The DBS will invoice the group directly for fees arising from DBS applications for employees.


For further information, please email your request – along with a copy of your letter confirming that you are in receipt of Grant Aid from Nottinghamshire County Council to: dbs@nottscc.gov.uk

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