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Teacher Training - DBS information for non-UK nationals

I am a non-UK offer holder and require a visa to enter the UK for my teacher training. When an how do I apply for my Enhanced DBS check?

As part of the application process for an Enhanced DBS check, you will need to provide at least three valid original ID documents for verification, including at least one ID document which shows that you have leave to enter or remain in the UK. Additionally, if you have changed your name, you will need to provide original documentation confirming your name change(s) along with your three other ID documents.Please refer to our advice on providing the correct identity documents for the DBS check for a list of acceptable documents.

Therefore, if you are a non-UK national who requires a visa to enter the UK for your teacher training, you will only be able to apply for your Enhanced DBS check once you have obtained your visa and arrived in the UK. 

As a result, once you have met all of the other conditions attached to your offer, including providing a 
letter of good conduct from the relevant country/countries, we will make your offer unconditional and issue your CAS so that you can apply for your visa (please note, we are unable to issue a CAS more than six months before the start of the programme). You will then be permitted to provisionally enrol for the course, and you will need to apply for your Enhanced DBS check once you have arrived in the UK and collected your Biometric Residence Permit.
Please contact as soon as you arrive in the UK so that we can assist you with obtaining the DBS clearance.

Please be aware that in the event of the outcome of your DBS check revealing a conviction or caution which made you unsuitable to be admitted to teacher or early years training, you would be required to immediately withdraw from the programme.