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Question for Home Office

UIN 218890, tabled on 16 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the expected processing time is for a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Answered on

5 January 2015

The current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) service standard is to issue 88% of all Disclosures within 40 working days. Latest figures, relating to November 2014, show that the average time taken to process a DBS Disclosure application was 10.55 working days.

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Home Office
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