England and Wales Cricket Board


GBG processes paper criminal record check applications on behalf of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). GBG are a DBS umbrella body who provide a service for many major clients including many governing bodies of sport.

GBG is responsible for administering the process. ECB will continue to make all suitability decisions and administer non-UK checks.

Counties, clubs and individuals can order applicant packs as required. Simply use the order pack facility on this website, phone or email our dedicated ECB DBS team on: 0845 251 3000* or by using our online enquiry form.

Order a Pack

We have created a free Online Disclosures ECB support pack. This user-friendly pack has been specially designed to guide both the employer and applicant through the paper-based criminal record check process.

To order a DBS paper application pack or extra application forms, please click here


Continuation sheet
Use this form for submitting previous addresses and name history

Download identity document (ID) form
Use this form to list valid forms of ID and submit with your application

Download guidance notes for applicants
Guidance notes on how to correctly complete the new application form

Download guidance notes for ID evidence checkers
Download these notes for guidance on how to be an effective ECB ID evidence checker

*Calls cost 3p per minute plus your telephone company’s network access charge