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Charges for Information

Under the terms of the publication scheme, we are required to provide details of any information that will be subject to charges.

Our charges are in line with the NPCC guidelines on charging for police services, however Avon and Somerset reserve the right to amend such fees to meet the demands placed on certain areas of the business.

The tables below provide an overview of the relevant charges. The charges listed will be periodically revised and updated.

Section 15 services (Table 1 to 12) are generally subject to VAT at the then current rate, except where a service is required by statute or authority direction.

Table 13 and 14 charges are set by reference to Statutory Instruments.

Table 1 - Supply of accident reports

DescriptionAmount (£)
Copy of accident report (full extract up to 30 pages) 132.60
Additional pages for same incident (per page) 4.30
Limited particulars (Road Traffic Act details) 35.20
Copy of self reporting/minor accident form 35.20
Fatal accident investigation report 984.00
Fatal reconstruction video 84.70
Rough data (per page) 28.20
Copy of scale plan - other than in collision report 42.50
Copy of police vehicle examination report (unless provided as full extract) 70.60
Copy of collision reconstruction report (unless provided as full extract) 70.60
Copy of collision reconstruction report (unless provided as full extract) per page,(max £50) 4.30

Table 2 - Copies of photographs

DescriptionAmount (£)
from digital camera (per disc) 20.80
A4 index sheet (digital) 20.80
Photographs (first photo) 28.20
Each subsequent photograph 3.10

Table 3 - Copies of statements - other than in booklets

DescriptionAmount (£)
Per statement (up to three pages) 36.30
Additional pages (per page) 4.30
Copy of witness statement (witness agrees to disclosure of,personal details) 42.50
Copy of witness statement (witness does not agree to disclosure,of personal details) 56.50
Interview with police officer (per officer) 158.10
Request for a statement to be written by police officer 142.50
Copy of PIC sheets (second copy) 28.20
Copy of interview record (only where prepared during investigative process) 56.50
Copies of VHS videotapes (provision for CJS) 84.70
Copies of audio tapes 84.70
Copies of audio tapes (provision for CJS) 35.20
Copies of audio CDs/DVDs 20.50

Table 4 - Cancellation charges

DescriptionAmount (£)
If request is cancelled prior to search REFUND
If search is made prior to cancellation 32.10
If search is made and documents ready for dispatch 77.40
Abortive search 32.10

Table 5 - Fingerprinting fees

DescriptionAmount (£)
One set 79.70
Additional sets thereafter (each) 39.80

Table 6 - UK Immigration

DescriptionAmount (£)
Total charge for initial 1 hour detention period 30.30
Total charge for each subsequent 1 hour detention period 20.10
Total constant watch charge (additional to normal charges) 390.71

Table 7 - Data Protection Act 1998 fees (SI 2000/191)

DescriptionAmount (£)
DPA 1998 – Section 7 Subject Access Request N/A
DPA 1998 – Section 68 Health Records (Copy) N/A
DPA 1998 – Section 68 Health Records (View) N/A

DPA 1998 – Section 68 Health Records (View and then Copy) N/A

Table 8 - Copy Personnel or Medical File

DescriptionAmount (£)
Standard admin charge 27.03
Charge per sheet 0.20
Charge per hour of time 6.77
Postage As applicable

Table 9 - Requests for Disclosure of Information

DescriptionAmount (£)
Request for information (up to 2 hours work) 89.70
Hourly rate for work above 2 hours (including redaction) 30.00

Table 10 - ABI/Lloyds Disclosure of Information (ABI/Lloyds MOU)

DescriptionAmount (£)
Request (crime/lost property number, etc.) – MOU App D(a) 30.00
Request (In response to specific questions) – MOU App D(b) 127.60
Interview with Police Officer (per Officer) – MOU Para 4.5 142.50

Table 11 - Other common items

DescriptionAmount (£)
Crime Report 115.50
MG5 35.80
MG3 35.80
Incident Log 36.50
PNC Convictions 35.80
Caution Certificate 23.50
Domestic Violence Report 54.00
Occurrence Summary 18.10
Custody Record 18.10

Table 12 - Alarm URN Fees (Set by Secured By Design)

DescriptionAmount (£)
Registration (Intruder)
Registration (Panic Alarm)
Worker Devices up to 10,000
Worker Devices 10,100 - 50,000
Worker Devices 50,001 and over

Table 13 - Firearms Licensing Fees

DescriptionAmount (£)
Firearms certificate grant 88.00
Firearms certificate renewal 62.00
Firearms certificate replacement 4.00
Shotgun certificate grant 79.50
Shotgun certificate renewal 49.00
Shotgun certificate replacement 4.00
Shotgun Certificate grant (co-terminus/including Firearms Certificate) 90.00
Shotgun Certificate renewal (co-terminus/including Firearms Certificate) 65.00
Visitors Permit (Individual) 20.00
Visitors Permit (Group) 100.00
Home Office Club approval 84.00
Registered firearms dealer issue (registration) 200.00
Registered firearms dealer replacement (renewal) 200.00
Game Fairs 13.00
Variation (not like for like) 20.00
Firearms Museum Licence 200.00

Table 14 - Other Licensing Fees

DescriptionAmount (£)
Aliens certificates 34.00
Pedlars certificates 12.25