Disclosure and Barring Service: Identity checking guidelines
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have amended their identity checking guidelines and advised that from 1 July 2014 -
- Adoption certificates can be treated the same as an original birth certificate; and
- EU driving licences can be treated the same as a UK driving licence
Therefore from 1 July, an adoption certification and an EU photo card driving licence can be provided as evidence of identity as a Group 1 document.
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