Protection Matters for Everyone...


The Churches' Agency for Safeguarding (CAS) supports Christian churches and organisations across the UK to maintain a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults. We do this by providing an efficient online and paper Disclosure and Barring Service  (DBS) criminal records application service and  safer recruitment training, information and advice. We also work closely with our members to positively influence public policy to ensure safer recruitment in churches.   Please contact us on 0207 467 5216 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to find out more about our services or to use CAS as your DBS Registered Body

 Click here to view our Our Statement of Fair Processing 



 Please click on the links below for important news and information about our services:-


Apply online for a DBS check using our electronic application form


Changes to the list of acceptable Identity Documents


  1. Registering for the DBS Update Service



Click the links below to download and read our Terms and Conditions and online service policies: 


Terms and Conditions for Online Payments


Privacy Policy for Online Payments


Service Cancellation Policy for Online Payments


Service Delivery Policy for Online Payments












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Protection of Freedoms Act Update

Changes to the CRB process are coming. 


Applicant-only DBS disclosure certificates

From 17 June Registered Bodies will no longer recieve copies of disclosure certificates   

Changes to QX61 on DBS Application Form 

The DBS has made changes as to how applicants should complete Question X61 of the application form

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