BS7858 – Completing Your Application Form
If you are completing your online form or have questions about BS7858 screening, we are here to guide you through the process from application to completion.
Before you begin, please watch this two minute video.
Further to receiving your Staffvetting.com BS7858 application link, there are three key elements which you will need to complete, Supporting documentation for your Career History, Your Identity Documents and 5 Address information. More detailed information is below however we recommend several key tasks for you to complete initially that will improve the chances of completing the process quicker with fewer delays.
Career History with evidence
We will need to independently verify all career history periods for the past five years, there we will need to contact your previous employers, education establishments, Department for Work & Pensions etc. to confirm this however we also strongly recommend the following steps:
Step 1. Apply for your NI records
Apply for your NI Records for the past five years online via www.tax.service.gov.uk (this should only take a few minutes, you will need your NI Number). Please have these ready to upload on your online application.
Step 2. Supplying your career details and evidence
Please ensure you accurately record your exact dates of employment/unemployment etc. over the past five years as we will be confirming these with appropriate bodies. If you have not applied for your NI records (Step 1) we will need you to upload two (2) supporting documents for each listed career history period. Examples include:
Payslips (one from the start date and one from the end date),
Bank statements showing showing salary being received,
Any correspondence from your employer(s) supplied on company letterhead.
Step 3. Supporting Documentation
We will also need you to attach at least one supporting document for each of your self-employment, education, benefit and unemployment periods.
Self-employment – Self-Assessment Annual Tax Returns from HMRC, a letter from your Accountant or invoices to clients within this period.
Education – Copies of certificates awarded, letter from school confirming start and end dates.
Benefits – A letter from Benefit office, bank statements showing benefit records or a copy of your online benefit account with DWP.
Unemployment – Bank statements showing no records of wages or benefits being received/any other relevant documentation.
You will be also required to provide copies of two valid documents to prove your current address (for details of acceptable documents, please click here) and a copy of your SIA Licence(s). Copies of your documents must be clear and readable.
NB: When completing the online application you will be requested to print and hand sign our authorisation form and upload this to the online application.
Please be advised we can only accept a hand written signature due to strict Data Protection Regulations.
Forms without hand signed consent will not be processed and will be placed on-hold until this is provided or rejected.
You will be also required to provide a copy your valid passport or driving licence to prove your identity (for details of acceptable documents, please click here) and if you are an SIA Holder a copy of all your SIA Licence(s). Copies of your documents must be clear and readable.
What is BS7858?
- 5/10 Year Career Verification
- Address History
- Credit Check
- ID and RTW Verification
- Criminality Check
- Global Check