This section of the website provides information about AccessNI legislation, policy issues and other corporate matters. You cannot make an application for a criminal record check from this site.




AccessNI

AccessNI is a branch in the Department of Justice.  Its role is to process applications from members of the public who require a criminal record check for employment purposes.  AccessNI issues 3 types of check;

Type of check Purpose How to apply Information disclosed
Basic

This section of the website provides information about AccessNI legislation, policy issues and other corporate matters.  You cannot make an application for a criminal record check from this site.

Directly to AccessNI or through an employer or their representative or a licence provider.

Spent convictions

Standard For Security Industry Authority licences or professional occupations eg lawyers, Accountants Through SIA, an employer or their representative. Spent and unspent convictions, cautions and informed warnings
Enhanced with/ without a barred list check Working or volunteering with children or vulnerable adults, taxi licences or working with controlled drugs.

Through an employer or their representative or licence provider.

As Standard, plus relevant police information and where appropriate a “barred list” check

Apply for a check/find out more about AccessNI

You can’t apply for a check through this website.  If you are a member of the public and need to apply for a check or you are an organisation that wants to know more about AccessNI checks please visit;

Contact AccessNI

Telephone 0300 200 7888

Email ani@accessni.gsi.gov.uk

 

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