ECA Disclosure and Barring Checking Service

ECA are pleased to announce that we have partnered with eDBS to offer our Members a discounted online DBS service. The change from paper-based DBS processing to an on-line service supports the Governments Digitilization Strategy for the Health and Social Care Sector.

The eDBS Service provides a fully on-line solution which offers the following benefits:

  • No paper forms – the eDBS checking service could save you time and money
  • The eDBS on-line tracking service allows you to follow the progress of your applications
  • Standard and Enhanced result summaries are received on average within 6-8 working days.
  • eDBS have over 14 years' experience and are recognised by the DBS as a top performing registered body
  • No registration or annual fee, you only pay for the applications you submit.
  • On-line training, with an integrated help option plus access to a Customer Helpdesk Monday – Friday 8.30 – 4.30.

Find out more in this Introduction to eDBS (PDF Document)

How To Register

Contact the eDBS Customer Services team on 03330 135890 (Option 5) or email DBS.ServiceCentre@essex.gov.uk quoting that you are an ECA member to obtain the discounted rate.

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