The screen will show the five stages of the DBS’s process, for example:
|Stage 1||(Application Form received and validated):||Completed on||17 Jan 2013|
|Stage 2||(Police National Computer searched):||Completed on||17 Jan 2013|
|Stage 3||(DBS Children, DBS Adults and List 99 searched, where applicable):||Completed on||17 Jan 2013|
|Stage 4||(Records held by the Police search):||In Progress|
|Stage 5||(Disclosure Printed):||Not Started|
You can also request an escalate of outstanding applications online if the application has been at Stage 4 (with the police) for over 60 days. If this is applicable there will be an additional button at the bottom of the tracking screen for you to click, and an escalation reference will be provided to confirm an escalation has been requested.