Individual Basic DBS Checks

Basic DBS checks for Individuals.
Order your check now using our easy online order process.

Flat Fee £45 inc VAT

(Includes £23 DBS charge)

Rapid, Reliable, Secure

Purpose-built online system.
Fast and reliable processing.
Completely secure and confidential.

Basic DBS Flat Fee: £45 inc VAT

(Includes £23 DBS charge)

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We are standing by to expedite your Basic DBS check!
All you need to do is Order Now.

Flat Fee: £45 inc VAT

(Includes £23 DBS charge)

Fast-track Online Ordering

To get started with your Basic DBS Check, simply complete the online order form. Our secure, purpose-built Vetter system allows you to securely supply the confidential information and documents that are needed to complete a DBS check.

Secure payment via PayPal

Payment for your Basic DBS Check is processed securely by PayPal.

We never record or keep your payment card information so you can rest assured that your transaction is safe and secure.

Backed by Professionals

RapidDBS is delivered by Limited, a specialist leader in DBS checks and other employment screening services. Our team of DBS experts will ensure that your check is completed as quickly as practical.

What is a Basic DBS check?

A Basic DBS check is a criminal record check that you can request for yourself. You may also be asked to request a basic check by your employer. It will contain details of convictions and conditional cautions that are considered unspent based on the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

A Basic DBS check can be used for any position or purpose, however for certain roles, you may need a higher level of criminal record check, such as a Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

If you require a Standard or Enhanced DBS you will have to re-apply via a sponsor organisation via a DBS partner body. Please contact us if you need Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

Is this service Fast Tracked?

All files will be fast tracked.

How long will the Application take?

Once submitted to DBS it will normally take up to 14 days, the electronic certificate can be completed with one day.

How much does a Basic DBS check cost?

RapidDBS charges a flat fee of £45 inc VAT for a Basic DBS check. (includes DBS charge of £23)

Can I upgrade a Basic DBS to an Enhanced DBS?

No, if you require an Enhanced DBS you will have to re-apply via your sponsor organisation via a DBS partner body.

What information do I need to apply for a Basic DBS check?

To apply for a basic DBS check you’ll need:

  • all your addresses for the last 5 years and the dates you lived there
  • your National Insurance number
  • your passport
  • your driving licence

Can I use this website to request a Standard or Enhanced DBS check?

No. The only check you can request for yourself is a Basic DBS check. Standard and Enhanced checks can only be requested by an employer and are only allowed for specific job roles.

Please contact us if you require a Standard or Enhanced DBS check.

How do I verify or certify my ID Documents?

As part of our duty as a Responsible Organisation and an Umbrella Body of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) we must be satisfied that your identity is valid before we submit your disclosure application to DBS. To do this we must either have a ‘Responsible Person’ verify your identity/address documents by confirming that they have seen, it is valid and relates to you or alternatively have your ID documents certified by the Post Office

If for any reason, such as self isolation, that you cannot either go to a responsible person or the post office please contact us directly on 0191 5887980 and we will identify other solutions.

What is is an online service provided by, allowing individuals to easily request a DBS Check. 

Who are Limited? Limited is a professional business providing quality employment screening and other background security checks.

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How will I receive a DBS certificate?

An electronic version of the certificate will be sent to your stated personal email address and the physical copy will be sent to the current address stated in your form.