Disclosure Scotland helps employers make safer decisions when they're recruiting people. It also makes sure unsuitable people do not work with vulnerable groups, including children.
Find out more about how we work and our corporate publications. Publications also include our board and committee minutes.
If you live in Scotland, find out how to apply for our types of disclosure.
The Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 14 July 2020. The new laws aim to make the disclosure process in Scotland simpler and easier to understand. Find out more about what will change.
If you live in England or Wales, apply for your criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
How we work
Disclosure Scotland’s framework document shows what it does and how it’s managed.
Disclosure Scotland’s Business Plan explains the key objectives for 2022/23 and how Disclosure Scotland will achieve them.
Disclosure Scotland's Corporate Plan sets out how the organisation will change its services between 2021 and 2025.
The latest annual report and accounts for Disclosure Scotland.
The latest board meeting minutes for Disclosure Scotland.
Minutes from Disclosure Scotland's Audit and Risk Committee's latest meetings.
The chief executive is personally accountable to the Scottish Parliament for the efficient and effective operation and financial management of Disclosure Scotland and for performance against key targets.
Senior leadership team
Deputy Chief Executive and Operations Director
Director of the Chief Executive Office
Director of Policy, Customer Engagement, Communications and Finance
Deputy Chief Executive for Digital Strategy
Director of Safeguarding
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