Update: COVID-19 application guide

30 July 2020

Disclosure Scotland is aware that some employers are not finding it easy to determine if an application is routine or fits the coronavirus response worker criteria.
As a result of this Disclosure Scotland have updated their website with new guidance .
Now the country is in recovery, Disclosure Scotland expect most applications will be routine, however if your applicant meets all three of the criteria below they will be eligible for a free priority coronavirus response worker application:
  • only needs a disclosure because of their coronavirus work
  • in a role only supporting the response to coronavirus
  • working in a qualifying sector
All coronavirus response worker applications are being reviewed to ensure they meet the criteria.
If a submitted application does not meet the criteria, it will be returned and a new  routine application will need to be submitted and the normal fee will be chargeable.