If you have regular contact with Under 18 players as a Coach, Manager, Club Welfare Officer, First Aider or Referee you are required to have an valid FA DBS that is registered on the Whole Game System.


You can seek support in obtaining an FA DBS through your Club Welfare Officer or by contacting Sarah.pridmore@lincolnshirefa.com. They can provide you with the information to complete the application online.


When completed, am FA DBS is valid for 3 years.


If you are a Club Committee Member who has an administrative role only you would not be required to complete an FA DBS. If you are a parent, who for example occasionally assists in being an assistant referee, you would not be required to complete an FA DBS.