This page contains a flowchart that can help you to work out whether to you legally need to disclose when applying for work or volunteer positions. It’s part of our information on disclosing to employers.
Download: Legally, need to disclose? – Flowchart [PDF]
Footnotes in the flowchart
- However, it’s worth considering this practical situation a bit further. See our ‘to disclose or not to disclose’ information.
- See our separate information on how to work out whether your offences are ‘spent’. You can also visit www.disclosurecalculator.org.uk.
- However, these roles are more likely to still do a ‘check’ later in the recruitment process. See our ‘to disclose or not to disclose’ information.
- See our separate information on how to establish whether something will be ‘filtered’ by the DBS.
Learn more about this topic
- Working in the healthcare sector
- Sexual offence convictions: what you need to know
- Which cautions and convictions will be removed from a standard or enhanced DBS? – A brief guide
- Criminal records that don’t show (stay) on standard and enhanced DBS checks (filtering and protected cautions and convictions)
- Settled status: what you need to know if you are an EU citizen and have a criminal record