Basic Disclosure – (through Disclosure Scotland) for Individuals
A Basic Disclosure checks the Police National Computer and provides information about unspent (recent/serious) criminal convictions. It is the only criminal record check available to individuals and is requested through Disclosure Scotland.
Apply online for your individual Basic Disclosure.
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Anybody who has ever lived in the United Kingdom can apply for a Basic Disclosure . It can be used for almost any job role; however some specific job roles must legally have a higher level of check (for example teachers and care workers). If a higher level of check is required and you are self employed, you must register with an agency or a professional body.
Basic disclosures are used for individual personal licence purposes, liquor licences etc. Some countries require basic disclosures as part of their visa applications. For overseas applicants you can order a Basic Disclosure with Apostille at a click of a button. Examples of this include teachers applying for their E2 visa in South Korea. Our Basic Disclosures online system also encompasses Basic Disclosure with apostille and further attestation services which is used for individuals for a variety of reasons such as those applying to the Cuban Embassies, Kuwait Embassies etc
Basic disclosure checks are the appropriate level of check for self employed individuals, for example tradesmen, and are used to show that you do not have any unspent convictions. ~ a Basic Disclosure can also be used for employed individuals, who do not meet the eligibility criteria for standard or enhanced disclosures, or unemployed individuals who would like to enhance their C.V.
We at APCS are aim to ensure your application for a basic disclosure is a happy, stress-free experience and endeavour to provide the fastest service possible.
Please note that APCS is an umbrella body to Disclosure Scotland and we are only able to process individual applications through Disclosure Scotland.