People can apply for your DBS application online.

Three Rivers District Council licensing team have announced that from all Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) applications will now be processed online.

Hackney Carriage Drivers, Private Hire Operators and Drivers will no longer be required to come to the council in person to complete a paper application.

Instead, they will be able to apply online from home or their mobile phones.

Applicants will only be coming the council offices to provide ID documentation and make payment for the application.

Drivers and Operators will no longer be restricted to booking an appointment on a Tuesday; they will now be able to come on any day at their convenience.

The application process takes approximately five minutes to complete.

Sara Bedford, leader of the council, said: “We are committed to improving our procedures so that we can improve our processing times and help our users manage their information quickly and easily.”