Register your organisation with Disclosure Scotland

Last updated: 18 September 2017

Apply to register

When an organisation or individual is ready to register, they must contact Disclosure Scotland for an application pack.

The application must be made in writing and sent along with proof of identity for:

  • the registered person (lead signatory)
  • anyone nominated to be a countersignatory

Disclosure Scotland will then perform checks to make sure the lead signatory and countersignatories are suitable to handle employees private information.

Registration costs

There is a minimum annual charge of £75 for registering with Disclosure Scotland. This fee covers the lead signatory and up to 4 countersignatories.

Adding more countersignatories costs £15 each per year.

Disclosure Scotland guidance documents

Organisations applying to register with Disclosure Scotland should make sure they read and follow the following guidance information:

Disclosure Scotland's Code of Practice (PDF)

Model handling policy (PDF) from Disclosure Scotland for managing disclosure information

Model policy (PDF) from Disclosure Scotland on the recruitment of ex-offenders

Register your organisation with Disclosure Scotland
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