Can You Get a Fast Track DBS Check?

Introduction: Can You Fast Track DBS Checks?

In today’s fast-paced world, efficiency and speed are highly valued. When it comes to DBS Checks, it is understandable that employers often seek ways to streamline the process. One such method employers look for, and that other Registered Bodies claim to offer, is fast-tracking their DBS checks, which “expedites the processing time and can help to provide the results promptly”. Our promise to you. Every DBS check received by 4pm will be processed the same day.

Understanding the DBS Check

The DBS check is an important part of the hiring process, particularly for roles involving work with vulnerable individuals, such as children or adults at risk. It helps employers make informed decisions by revealing an individual’s criminal history, or lack of.

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Traditional Processing Times

In standard circumstances, the processing time for a DBS check can vary. On average, it takes between 7 and 10 days for a check to be completed, although it can be shorter or longer depending on various factors. At the time of writing this, our quickest check this year was completed in a lightening fast 49 minutes! These factors effecting processing time include the level of the check (basic, standard, or enhanced), the accuracy and completeness of the information provided, and the workload at the DBS.

For more information on How Long Does a DBS Check Take, you can read our handy blog Can You Actually Fast Track DBS Checks?

Spoiler Alert. The answer is No, because once the application is sent to the DBS, it is out of everyone’s hands! There is nothing any registered body, including ourselves, can do that will make them process the check quicker. However, as Registered Bodies, we can process and send the application to the DBS quicker, which in turn will eliminate any extra waiting around time.

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Fast Track DBS Checks at Aaron’s Department

At Aaron’s Department Ltd, we understand the significance of making the hiring process as painless as possible while ensuring the utmost care and accuracy in background checks. To accommodate these needs, we offer a fast track DBS check service as standard to all of our clients at no extra cost, unlike other Registered Bodies. Every application we receive before 4pm during the weekdays will be processed and sent to the DBS the very same day. That’s a guarantee! We aim to save valuable time for both employers and applicants, helping you to achieve a faster recruitment process without compromising the quality and thoroughness of the checks.

Benefits Of Our Fast Track DBS Checks

  • Reduced Waiting Time: By processing your DBS checks the very same day (when received before 4pm), we can help significantly reduce waiting times.

  • Efficient Recruitment: By offering fast track DBS checks, Aaron’s Department enables employers to swiftly identify suitable candidates for sensitive roles. This efficiency can help maintain business continuity and ensure that staffing needs are met promptly.

  • Enhanced Candidate Experience: For jobseekers, waiting for long periods to receive the outcome of a DBS check can be stressful and prolong the hiring process. Fast track checks provide candidates with a more positive experience, demonstrating the employer’s commitment to expediency and efficient recruitment practices.
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Fast track DBS checks provided by Aaron’s Department offer a solution for employers seeking to streamline the recruitment process without compromising the quality of background checks. By submitting applications to the DBS on the same day, we reduce waiting times and help employers make informed decisions promptly.

You can begin processing DBS checks for your employees today, and could receive their results back in a matter of hours! To find out more, you can contact us at or call us on 0113 877 0171, we’re always happy to help, or click the big Sign-Up button below to register your company and begin your DBS checks today.

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