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.

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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: 2 minutes

Our address

You can make an appointment to go to one of these police stations:

Cannock Police Station
Wolverhampton Road
WS11 1AW

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Hanley Police Station
Bethesda St

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Burton Police Station
Horninglow Street
Burton Upon Trent
DE14 1PA

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Opening times 

Appointments are available on Wednesday and Thursday, between 1pm and 4pm.

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:

  • Canada
  • Fiji
  • Japan
  • Nigeria
  • St Vincent & the Grenadines
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia

Please pay with cash or cheque at the time of the appointment. We don't accept debit or credit cards.