Employer Checking Form Details

Employment Checking Service is a website that allows employers to check the criminal backgrounds of potential employees. The website is easy to use and allows employers to quickly and easily get information about an employee's criminal history. Employment Checking Service offers a variety of packages, including a free trial, so employers can find the package that best meets their needs. Background checks are an important part of the hiring process, and Employment Checking Service makes it easy for employers to get the information they need.

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Form NameEmployment Checking Service
Form Length2 pages
Fillable fields0
Avg. time to fill out30 sec
Other namesecs checking, ecs employer form, ecs form download, employer service check fee

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Employer checking service (ECS) enquiry form

Employers have a statutory duty to ensure that non UK/EEA employees have a right to work in the United Kingdom. In order to acquire a statutory excuse against liability for payment of a civil penalty for employing an illegal worker, an employer must undertake appropriate document checks prior to and during the period of employment. Relevant document(s) must be copied and retained.

Before using the Employer Checking Service please read the online guidance which can be found on the GOV.UK website.

This form should only be completed where an employer is seeking to confirm the right to work of an employee or a prospective employee who has:

an outstanding application/appeal for leave to remain in the UK that was made before their previous leave to enter or remain in the UK ended;

A Certificate of Applicationissued to or for a family member of an EEA national stating that the holder is permitted to take employment which is less than 6 months old;

an Application Registration Card (ARC card) stating Employment Permittedor Allowed to work

Refugee Status or Humanitarian Protection

All sections and fields of the form must be completed

Exception: Section 4 relates to validation of a specific document

Incomplete forms will be rejected

The completed form should be emailed to:



Employer / labour supplier details


Contact name







































Business name:






















































Contact telephone:





















Contact email:
























Business type:
















Employer checking service (ECS)










enquiry form




































Employee details




























Full name (including middle


















































Date of birth:










































































Personal address

























Job title





































Hours per week







































Start date of existing employee




Potential employee?













Employee acquired as a result





















of a TUPE transfer?















Date of TUPE transfer:







Transfer of Undertakings


















(Protection of Employment)





























Reference Number of ongoing application

















































When presented with an Application Registration Card (ARC) stating ‘Employment Permitted’ or ‘Allowed to work’ we will only

validate it when both of these boxes have been completed.

IFB Reference

(top left corner on reverse of card)

ARC Serial Number

(top left corner on reverse of card)

Mandatory - Data Protection statement

I confirm that the individual named above has been informed that a work status check may be carried out and has given permission for their personal information to be shared with UKVI for these purposes. I understand that these details may be held by the UKVI.

(The response from UKVI will also contain personal data and should be treated accordingly.)

Please confirm that you have read, understood and complied with the Data Protection statement above:

(Double click the box and select

‘Checked’ as the default value )