Criminal record checks for coronavirus (Covid-19) response workers

Disclosure Scotland will prioritise checks for the workers Scotland needs to deal with the coronavirus, they will prioritise roles in the sectors:

  • Healthcare
  • Phamaceutical
  • Childcare
  • Social work
  • Social care
  • Prisons and justice

Urgent applications for priority roles

Ministers have suspended fees for urgent disclosures. You do not have to pay for forms emailed before midnight on 11 May 2020. 

Use these forms to apply for urgent disclosures in the priority sectors:

Organisations must have their countersignatory send applications. You cannot apply by email on behalf of a countersignatory.

They are not taking any paper applications. Email completed forms with the cover sheet to [email protected].

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Last Updated on 3rd April 2020 by Shanice