Employment agencies and employment businesses

Criminal records checks for agency workers


AccessNI is a Criminal History Disclosure Service within the Northern Ireland Department of Justice, set up to help organisations make safer recruitment decisions.

As an employment agency or employment business there may be some industries you provide workers for that require criminal record checks. This is likely to include workers with duties involving close contact with children or other vulnerable groups, such as elderly people or those with learning disabilities.

Organisations that apply for a check must comply with AccessNI's code of practice. For more information, see AccessNI criminal records checks.

  • Employment Agency Inspectorate Helpline
    028 9025 7796
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