Step 2— Completing self-paced modules, DBS check and licence photo

Officials and athletes before an event. Credit Aleksandra Szmigiel.

Self-paced modules or courses

For individuals over the age of 16, the following self-paced modules can be completed before your course or after, in order to receive your officials licence.

Track and Field Officials

  • Safeguarding
  • Health and Safety

Endurance officials

Find out more about the modules

For general queries contact

DBS Check

  • Log into MyAthletics Portal (using your licence number and password)
  • Go to personal details section
  • Access Online DBS
  • Complete the short form

The overall process can take up to 8 weeks to complete.

For DBS queries contact

Licence photo

You can upload a licence photo by following the below steps:

  1. Log in to MyAthletics Portal
  2. Select EDIT within Personal Details box
  4. Choose file
  5. Upload your picture: please ensure the picture is 'passport style' i.e. a head and shoulders.

If you have any difficulties in completing the above processes, please send the picture or contact

Once you have completed the above steps, please let us know by contacting and we will process your licence.

Continue your journey

Go to step 3 of the Officiating journey