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The Vetting Code of Practice and Approved Professional Practice (APP):

This code has been developed by the College of Policing to help achieve, implement and maintain minimum national standards and ensure those standards are consistently applied across the police service.

To view the code please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/police-vetting-code-of-practice

National Security Vetting Solution:

Where a vetting application requires National Security Vetting (NSV) this service is provided by the United Kingdom Security Vetting Service which is the UK Government provider of security clearances.

For more information on the process please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance