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AccessNI Enhanced Check is a thorough criminal record check carried out by AccessNI to ensure that individuals working with vulnerable groups do not pose a risk to their safety.
An AccessNI Enhanced Check is required for individuals working in regulated activities with children and vulnerable adults in Northern Ireland. This includes roles in:
An AccessNI Enhanced Check includes all criminal history information, including spent and unspent convictions, cautions, warnings, and any other relevant information. It also includes a check of barred lists, which are lists of individuals who are prohibited from working with vulnerable groups.
You can apply for an AccessNI Enhanced Check online through the AccessNI website or through a registered body such as Complygate, which can help you complete your application and guide you through the process.
Around 14 working days
The cost of an AccessNI Enhanced Check is £33 for a standard check and £41 for a fast track check.
It ensures that vulnerable groups are protected from individuals who could put them at risk and helps to maintain a safe environment for those who are most vulnerable in society.
If you work with vulnerable groups in Northern Ireland, it's important to have an AccessNI Enhanced Check. Apply online today and ensure the safety of those in your care.
A: The AccessNI Basic Check only discloses unspent convictions, while the AccessNI Standard Check includes spent and unspent convictions, as well as any additional information deemed relevant by the police. The AccessNI Enhanced Check is the most comprehensive check and includes all criminal history information, including barred lists.
A: Yes, you can apply for an AccessNI check if you live outside Northern Ireland and if the position you are applying for is based in Northern Ireland.
A: There is no set time for renewing an AccessNI check. It is up to the employer to decide when a new check is required based on their own risk assessments
A: The employer or organization conducting the check will review the information and decide whether it affects your suitability for the position. They may also give you the opportunity to provide more information or to appeal their decision.
A: No, your AccessNI Enhanced check is specific to the employer and position for which it was requested. You will need to apply for a new check if you apply for a different position with a different employer.