Following on from our previous post, the Disclosure and Barring service will be upgrading their IT systems.
More information has now been made available and how they will affect the key areas of the DBS.
Application forms can still be sent in by paper. However, they will take a few extra days to appear on the DBS tracking service.
E-bulk files can still be sent throughout this period. They may take a few extra days to be acknowledged and appear on the DBS tracking service.
This service will be unavailable between 17:00 on Friday 7 March and 08:00 on Wednesday 12 March. Telephone applications made from 13:00 on Thursday 6 March to 17:00 on Friday 7 March will not be printed and dispatched until Wednesday 12 March.
DBS Certificate Printing
No DBS certificates will be printed or dispatched between Friday 7 March and Tuesday 11 March.