DBS checks

DBS Verification
If you are a club welfare officer or a referee, you will do your DBS check through the County FA. All other football participants should approach their Club...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:15 PM
What is the DBS Process?
The FA takes the welfare of children seriously and checks are required to ensure that those who work or volunteer with children are suitable to do so. The F...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:21 PM
Who verifies my documents for a DBS Check?
Those volunteering with a Club (Coaches) should contact your Club Welfare Officer to verify your documents. If you are the CWO or not a member of a Club but...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:16 PM
Who needs a DBS?
All those individuals who are in regular contact with children for example, Coaches, Assistants, Physios, CWO’s Please note that children are deemed to be t...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:22 PM
How much is a DBS Check?
DBS checks for volunteers cost £10
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020 at 2:37 PM
How long does it take for the DBS to come through?
There is no guarantee about how long an enhanced DBS check will take. The majority of the work involved is completed by the police and there is a service le...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:25 PM
How do I know what stage my DBS is at?
Your CWO will be able to check this for you
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020 at 2:37 PM
What happens if my DBS expires?
At the point your DBS expires you become non-compliant and cannot work with children in Football until you have an FA accepted (in-date) enhanced DBS.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:26 PM
What do I do if my DBS is not showing under my FAN on WGS?
Please contact the County FA who will look into this for you
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020 at 2:38 PM
How do I find out if a Coach has an in-date DBS?
You will need the name, FAN/DOB of an individual to check WGS. This information is found under the person’s ‘Safeguarding’ tab to see if their DBS is in-dat...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2022 at 2:27 PM