The types of criminal record disclosure you can get, including what they're for and how to apply.
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 the 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.
Help information to use if applying for a basic disclosure online.
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.
Information on how employers can use the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme to see if employees are cleared to work with children or protected adults.
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.
How to apply to join the PVG scheme, including cost and how long it takes to get your PVG certificate.
Managing your PVG record including updating your contact details, appealing a conviction shown on your certificate and how to leave the scheme.
Information about umbrella companies who offer disclosure processing services to employers. Includes contact details, costs, business sector and location covered.
Information on registering your voluntary organisation so you don't have to pay for PVG record checks.
Information about convictions shown on higher level disclosures, including the laws that govern them and how to appeal what's shown on a certificate.
If a person on the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme causes harm to a child or protected adult, their employer has to report it.
What happens if Disclosure Scotland receives information affecting whether someone is suitable to work with children or protected adults.
Form to request a paper application for basic, standard or enhanced disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.
Form to request paper copies of PVG application and other guidance documents from Disclosure Scotland.
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.
Information for PVG Scheme members and registered organisations on Disclosure Scotland's data cleanse work.