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Request fingerprints

Upon request, fingerprints can be taken for non-policing purposes, such as:
  • emigration
  • visas
  • good conduct certificates
  • any other reasonable request from a government, embassy or agency which is supported by official documentation (includes both UK and international requests)

What to do

Fingerprints may only be taken at the following police stations:
  • Medway
  • Northfleet
  • Sittingbourne
  • Maidstone
  • Tonbridge
  • Folkestone
  • Margate
To arrange an appointment please call us on 101, Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm. Please inform us which police station, from the above list, you wish to attend. 

We will take your details and a fingerprint officer will contact you within five working days to arrange an appointment. 

Please note: you will need to bring photographic identification with you to the appointment and pay fees as below. 

How much it costs

Current charges are:
  • One set - £76.30+VAT (£91.56)
  • Additional sets - £38.15+VAT (£45.78) 
Fingerprints required for Abu Dhabi, Canada, Jamaica, Japan, Nigeria, St Vincent & The Grenadines, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Qatar, Zambia or Zimbabwe are exempt from VAT.

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