All drivers will be required to undertake a new DBS check every three years.
This involves a search of your individual criminal record to establish whether you are a suitable person to drive members of the public. The DBS is a central organisation that deals with all checks of criminal records for the Council.
All operators are required to undertake a basic DBC check.
To apply for an online DBS, click on Dudley Online Disclosures
If you are not taken directly to the "Start New Application" page, please click on "Start Application" in the orange box entitled "DISCLOSURE AND BARRING (DBS) APPLICATION" to enter the system and start your application.
Please note at the stage of the process your login details are case sensitive. You must select the orange box to start your application otherwise applications received that have not selected the orange box will be withdrawn and you will be required to start the application process again.
1. Enter the Organisation Reference of EXTERNALTAXI
2. A Password is NOT required
Once you have completed the online application you will need to make an appointment with an ID Checker in the Licensing Team who will check your identity as part of the DBS application.
More details about the DBS and their on-line application tracking service can be found on the GOV.UK.