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On the 1 April 2013 the LTA introduced an administration fee to process DBS applications.
Click here to read more about this.
LTA Accredited Coaches and Officials are now required to complete annual self-declaration forms.
Click here for more information on this change.
The LTA wants to ensure that all children, young people and adults at risk are safe from harm and have an enjoyable tennis experience. We adhere to national safe recruitment procedures, which means people wanting to work in regulated activity with children, young people or adults at risk are required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and/or Barred List check. Information held by the Scottish Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVGS) will also be revealed on a DBS check.
A DBS check is a record of all warnings, reprimands, cautions and convictions obtained from local and national police records. Chief Police Officers may also choose to disclose information that they reasonably consider might be relevant to the role.
If you are working with children, young people or adults at risk in Regulated Activity, your DBS check will also search the Barred List. This will check to see whether you are suspended from working with children, young people or adults at risk.
Click here to see a list of common roles that require a DBS check.
ID Documents and ID Checkers
Flowchart - I am working with children; do I need a DBS check?
Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Regulated Activity in Tennis?
Recruitment & Rehabilitation of Offenders policy
Contact the Safeguarding Team
Click here for previous updates regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
The LTA is a Registered Body with the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as the Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and undertakes criminal record checks and barred list checks on behalf of the Home Office. The LTA operates in accordance with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice, Data Protection Act 1998 and other relevant legislation intended to ensure information released is used fairly and treated sensitively and confidentially.