Request your fingerprints
Certain organisations, both in the UK and abroad, may ask you to provide your fingerprints for security purposes.
Find out which organisations and in which circumstances we can help.
I need to provide my fingerprints for a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence
Thank you. To contact us at any time for an appointment, please complete our quick and simple online form. Click 'start' below to begin.
Average completion time: two minutes
Where you can go for fingerprints
You can make an appointment to go to one of these police stations:
Basildon Police Station
Chelmsford Police Station
Clacton Police Station
8 Beatrice Road
Colchester Police Station
Great Dunmow Police Station
Grays Police Station
Harlow Police Station
Southend Police Station
Once you've submitted your form we'll contact you to arrange an appointment.
Bookings are strictly by appointment only.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring with you:
- a valid passport, or
- a full photo driving licence
- proof of address (eg recent (within three months) bank statement, council tax bill, utility bill – but not a mobile phone bill)
If your passport is being held by the Home Office, we can accept a photocopy of your passport ID page together with an officially stamped letter. You can also ask for your passport to be released from the Home Office for 24 hours.
How much does it cost?
One set of fingerprints: £79.70.
Each additional set: £39.80.
Please note: some fingerprint fees are subject to VAT, except certain HMRC exemptions. The exempted countries are:
- St Vincent & the Grenadines
- United Arab Emirates
Please pay with cash in the exact amount, cheque or postal order at the time of the appointment. We don't accept debit or credit cards.Start
We're not currently accepting any new appointment requests.
This is due to concerns around the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and government advice on social distancing.
We're unable to confirm when the service will resume but will update as and when the situation changes.