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NRHA DBS Procedure (formerly called CRB)


1. Each rink hockey member, over the age of 16, that holds a position in any club or region as either Referee, Coach or Manager can apply online for a free enhanced DBS check via Wild Apricot (
2. The applicant receives an email with website access details from NRHA DBS officer after receipt of the WA application 
3. Applicant chooses documents for Id check on the DBS portal using login details provided on the initial email, with our supplier Disclosures
4. Regional DBS Officer for your area checks and verifies copy documents from the applicant either in person, mail or via email
5. Regional DBS Officer goes online to enter the retained copy ID documents for verification
6. Applicant then receives a second email to allow them to enter personal details online
7. Application is now complete and the information transfers automatically online to DBS Office
8. Application received by DBS office electronically
9. Application progressed to Police Force for checking
10. Hard copy DBS check sent direct to applicant only so do not lose or destroy as they cannot be replaced.


NRHA DBS checks are valid for a maximum of three years from date of issue
NRHA DBS checks are only portable if you sign up on the government website within 14 days of receiving your DBS certificate. Government website address This service is free of charge and is recommended to save time on renewal.


NRHA DBS Officer – Michaela Parfitt
Eastern Counties DBS Officer – Lucy Rawlinson
Northern Counties DBS Officer – Lyndsay Lee
Southern Counties DBS Officer – Deb Pughe


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