While the coronavirus epidemic is ongoing, you can get fast tracked DBS applications free of charge
Although it’s not possible to request a DBS check on yourself, you can apply for a ‘Basic Disclosure Certificate’.
Basic Disclosure Certificates show any unspent convictions that you may have in the UK. So, although they are in no way as sophisticated as a DBS check, they do hold some merit, and at least show that you have taken some steps to prove your credibility.
Basic Disclosures can be applied for at:
or in Scotland:
Go to an agency: One way for you to get an Enhanced/DBS Barred List check is to go to an agency.