Organisations can apply for routine disclosures by email.
The Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act says that a child under the age of 12 cannot be responsible for committing an offence.
Disclosure Scotland will prioritise checks for the workers Scotland needs to deal with the coronavirus.
A guide to help you understand how the new Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020 will work.
Information on the laws which govern how disclosure and PVG applications are made.
Details of Disclosure Scotland's refund policy, including how to ask for a refund.
The types of criminal record disclosure you can get, including what they're for and how to apply.
Information for PVG Scheme members and registered organisations on Disclosure Scotland's data cleanse work.
Apply for basic disclosure online, including what it is and why you might need it. Details of the application process and requirements, costs and timescales.
Information about what the PVG scheme is and what it's for. How it helps protect children and protected adults by helping employers to make safer recruitment decisions.
Information on what Disclosure Scotland does and how it's managed.
How volunteers can join the PVG scheme for free
Information about the purpose of and application process for standard disclosure checks.
Information on enhanced disclosure criminal record checks, including the application process, costs and how long it takes.
Managing your PVG record including updating your contact details, appealing a conviction shown on your certificate and how to leave the scheme.
Information about convictions shown on higher level disclosures, including the laws that govern them and how to appeal what's shown on a certificate.
Form to request paper copies of PVG application and other guidance documents from Disclosure Scotland.
Information on how employers can use the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme to see if employees are cleared to work with children or protected adults.
Information about umbrella companies who offer disclosure processing services to employers. Includes contact details, costs, business sector and location covered.
How to register your organisation with Disclosure Scotland to access PVG Scheme, Standard and Enhanced disclosure information. How and why to register and responsibilities of registered bodies.
Disclosure Scotland's lists of people not allowed to work with children or protected adults, including how the process works and how to appeal a listing.
How to apply to join the PVG scheme, including costs and how long it takes to get your PVG certificate.
If you receive someone's disclosure certificate you need to follow rules about handling the information it contains.
Find out what to do if there's a problem with your disclosure certificate.
If a person on the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme causes harm to a child or protected adult, their employer has to report it.
Form to request a paper application for basic, standard or enhanced disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.
Help information to use if applying for a basic disclosure online.
How to get your basic disclosure certificate verified to work abroad, apply for a visa or for another legal purpose.
What to do if you don't receive your disclosure certificate after you've applied.
What information you need to provide and how the application process works for trans people applying for disclosure.
Disclosure Scotland's privacy statement
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