CRB Information

When you return a completed CRB form, you need to show 3 forms of identification. This is a list of the acceptable forms of ID. At least one of the three must be from Group 1 :

Group 1

  • Current valid passport
  • Biometric Residence Permit (UK)
  • Current photo driving licence (UK, Isle of Man/Channel Islands), full or provisional (only valid if presented with the associated counterpart licence; except Jersey)
  • Birth Certificate (UK and Channel Islands), issued within 42 days after the time of birth
  • Full or short form acceptable including those issued by UK authorities overseas, such as embassies, high commissions and HM forces (photocopies are not acceptable).

Group 2a

  • Current UK driving licence (old paper version)
  • Current non-UK photo driving licence (valid for up to 12 months from the date the applicant entered the UK)
  • Birth certificate (UK and Channel Islands), issued 43 days after the time of birth by the General Register Office/relevant authority i.e. registrars (photocopies are not acceptable)
  • Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate (UK and Channel Islands)
  • Adoption certificate (UK and Channel Islands)
  • HM Forces ID card (UK)
  • Fire arms licence (UK and Channel Islands).

Group 2b

  • Mortgage statement (UK or EEA), issued within the past 12 months
  • Bank/building society statement (UK or EEA), issued within the past three months
  • Bank/building society account opening confirmation letter (UK)
  • Credit card statement (UK or EEA), issued within the past three months
  • Financial statement – e.g. pension, endowment, ISA (UK) – issued within the past 12 months
  • P45/60 statement (UK & Channel Islands), issued within the past 12 months
  • Council Tax statement (UK & Channel Islands), issued within the past 12 months
  • Work permit/Visa (UK – UK Residence Permit), valid up to expiry date
  • Letter of sponsorship from future employment provider (Non UK-EEA only – valid only for applicants residing outside of the UK at time of application)
  • Utility bill (UK), but not mobile telephone, within the past three months
  • Benefit statement e.g. Child Allowance, pension, within the past three month