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TerraQuest News

- Aug 2022

4 Reasons to use AuthentiQuest to complete your DBS checks.

AuthentiQuest service is a secure online solution that allows organisations to electronically submit applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service and Disclosure Scotland to perform criminal record checks on job applicants and employees.

Securely linked to Disclosure and Barring Service for Basic, Standard and Enhanced Checks and Volunteer checks for both internal and external customers. AuthentiQuest supports Route 2 external verification checks.

With multiple benefits, including speeding up recruitment processes, excellent customer service and help desk support, and detailed reports of all licence checks, we help businesses to always ensure best practice.

4 Reasons to use AuthentiQuest to complete your DBS checks.

1. Fees From Just £4

We offer the best rates in the market with our admin fees starting from just £4 per check depending on volumes (on top of the mandatory DBS charges for basic checks (£18), standard checks (£18) and enhanced checks (£38). 

There are no set up fees or any other additional costs such as hosting, training or annual licence fees and the system can be used on a pay as you go basis or you can be invoiced monthly in arrears.

2. Dedicated Account Manager

You will be provided with a dedicated account manager who will assist you with the whole process by answering any questions and dealing with any issues. We also ensure you get free training on how to use the solution.

3. Available 24/7

AuthentiQuest is available 24/7 via all mobile, tablet, laptop and desktop devices. Allowing you to electronically submit applications any time of the day.

4. Speeds up recruitment process

AuthentiQuest speeds up your recruitment process by giving you confirmation of the DBS/DS result before the candidate. This helps you make recruitment fast and efficiently. 

Right to Work Checks

Make informed hiring decisions, professional DBS screening 24 hours a day.

  • Keep up to date with Home Office Guidance changes.
  • Authenticate documents and ensure compliance.
  • Receive instant Right to Work Status.
  • Receive ongoing alerts to expiring documents.

Bulk DVLA License Checks

Our service is fully compliant with The Road Traffic Act 1988 (Section 87) and is ISO27001 certified.

  • Penalty Points and Disqualifications
  • Expired licence or category
  • Incorrect address
  • Imposed restrictions
  • Automatic re-checks against scheduled timelines

Our clients:

  • NHS South Western Ambulance Services Foundation Trust
  • Highways England
  • NHS Digital
  • Lincolnshire County Council
  • States of Guernsey
  • Several Facilities Management and Commercial Cleaning companies such as Norse Group
  • British Car Auctions and many others.

"I just wanted to say how AuthentiQuest has enabled us to significantly reduce the turnaround times of DBS checks for our employees. AuthentiQuest is very easy to use and has significantly improved our DBS screening process. The team is very efficient, always responding promptly and helping to resolve any queries we have."

Kate Thomas

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Contact us today:


Tel: 0121 234 1300