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Personal Details

In this section we ask for your personal information: for example, your date of birth, contact details or nationality.  This information is used in a variety of ways; mainly so that we can ensure we request references or checks for the correct person, but some questions are needed for specific checks.  Please see the descriptions below to find out more.


Title - Using the drop-down list, please select your appropriate title

Legal Forename - Please enter your Legal Forename

Legal Middle Name 1- Please enter your first legal middle name

Legal Middle Name 2 - Please enter your second legal middle name

Legal Middle Name 3 - Please enter your third legal middle name

Legal Surname - please enter your Legal Surname

Preferred Name - Please enter he name which Security Watchdog can use when addressing you

Have you previously been known by another name? - Please confirm if you have previously been known by another name. This should include any changes made due to marriage, civil partnership, divorce and/ or deep poll

Previous Legal Forename - Please enter your Legal Forename

Previous Legal Middle Name 1- Please enter your first legal middle name

Previous Legal Middle Name 2 - Please enter your second legal middle name

Previous Legal Middle Name 3 - Please enter your third legal middle name

Previous Legal Surname - please enter your Legal Surname

Date from e.g 31/01/2015 - Please select the day, month and year in which the changes were effective from. Please note, this date must not be in the future

Date to e.g 31/01/2015 - Please select the day , month and year in which the changes were effective to. Please note, this date must not be in the future

Date of birth e.g. 31/01/2015 - Please select the day, month and year in which you were born . Please note this date must not be in the future

Gender - Please select your gender

Are you being vetted for a role primarily based in Scotland? - Please confirm if you are you being vetted for a role primarily based in Scotland    

Mother's maiden name (Mother's surname at birth) - Please enter your Mothers maiden name (Mothers surname at birth). This is required for any criminality checks you may be undertaking.  We cannot submit you for these checks without this information as it is a legal requirement.  Please refer to the Data Protection Guidelines should you have any queries regarding the security of your data.  In very rare cases, if your mother does not have a surname or you cannot find this out, please contact us via the Contact Us page.

Do you have a UK National Insurance No? - Please confirm if you have a UK National Insurance No

National Insurance No. (Using upper case characters and excluding spaces) - Please enter your full UK National Insurance Number using upper case characters and please DO NOT include any spaces. If you do not hold a UK National Insurance number or have yet to receive one, please enter AB123456C to allow for this section to be completed

Social Security No. or National Identity Card No. - Please enter your Social Security No. or National Identity Card No.

Contact Email address - Please enter your contact email address

Contact telephone number (Including the international dial code, excluding + sign) - Please enter your contact telephone number

  • Entering between 10 and 15 characters

  • Including the international dial code

Alternative contact number - Please enter your alternative contact telephone number

  • Entering between 10 and 15 characters

  • Including the international dial code

Mobile telephone number - Please enter your mobile telephone number

  • Entering between 10 and 15 characters

  • Including the international dial code

Work telephone number - Please enter your work telephone number

  • Entering between 10 and 15 characters

  • Including the international dial code

Role applied for - Please enter the job title of the role which you have applied for

Employment sector - Please select the employment sector of your new role

Employer's name - Please enter the name of your employer/ engagement

Current Nationality - Please select your current nationality

Birth Nationality - Please select your birth nationality

Country of birth - Please select your Country of birth

Town/City of birth - Please enter your Town/ City of birth

Do you hold a current passport? - Please confirm if you hold a current passport

Passport Number - Please enter your passport number, entering up to 32 alpha and/ or numeric characters

Country of issue - Please select the country in which your passport was issued

Issue date e.g. 31/01/2015 - Please select the day , month and year in which your passport was issued