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.
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:
Model handling policy (PDF) from Disclosure Scotland for managing disclosure information
Model policy (PDF) from Disclosure Scotland on the recruitment of ex-offenders