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 National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) guidelines on charging for police services. However, Avon and Somerset Police reserve the right to amend such fees to meet the demands placed on certain areas of the business.
The charges listed below will be periodically revised and updated.
Items listed with hourly rates will be charged at the special policing rate for the relevant rank or grade of the individual completing the chargeable activity.
Section 15 services (Table 1 to 13) are subject to VAT at the then-current rate, except where service is required by statute or authority direction.
Table 14 and 15 charges are set by reference to Statutory Instruments.
Make cheques payable to ‘
PCC for Avon and Somerset’. Table 1 – Accident reports
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Copy of collision report (full extract up to 30 pages) 166.63 Additional pages for same incident (per page) 5.20 Limited particulars (Road Traffic Act details) 41.90 Copy of self-reporting/minor accident form 41.90 Forensic collision investigator’s report (mainly fatal collisions) 1,236.47 Forensic collision investigator’s scene and reconstruction videos on disc 100.90 Forensic collision investigator – rough data (per page) 33.60 Scene plan 50.70 Vehicle examination report 84.00 Specialist report (CCTV, tachograph, vehicle download) if separate 88.10 External expert report – request by force 78.50 Excludes VAT Table 2 – Copies of photographs and recordings
Description Amount (£) ex VAT From digital camera (per disc) 34.70 Curated photo sets (per 10 digital photos or part thereof) 68.40 Photographs (printed first photo) 33.44 Each subsequent photograph 3.85 Video footage – police (handheld, drone, vehicle mounted or body-worn video; per hour for reviewing and redaction) Per hour + 34.70 Dashcam, drone or CCTV footage – public or private 34.70 Excludes VAT Table 3 – Digital data
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Laser scan data – raw or registered point cloud 71.90 Skid test and survey data – raw or registered 30.30 Vehicle digital data download – IDR, blackbox, tachograph, infotainment (cost per item) 71.90 Excludes VAT Table 4 – Copies of statements
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Per statement (up to 3 pages) 43.40 Additional pages (per page) 5.20 Copy of witness statement (witness agrees to the disclosure of personal details) 50.70 Copy of witness statement (witness does not agree to the disclosure of personal details) 66.90 Interview with a police officer (per officer) 198.66 Request for a statement to be written by a police officer 169.90 Copy of interview record (only where prepared during investigative process) 67.40 Copies of VHS videotapes (provision for Criminal Justice System) 100.90 Copies of audio tapes 101.10 Copies of audio tapes (provision for Criminal Justice System) 41.58 Copies of CDs or DVDs 32.50 Table 5 – Cancellation charges
Description Amount (£) ex VAT If the request is cancelled prior to the search REFUND If the search is made prior to cancellation 40.33 If the search is made and documents ready for dispatch 97.25 Abortive search 40.33 Excludes VAT Table 6 – Fingerprinting fees
Description Amount (£) inc VAT One set 94.90 Additional sets thereafter (each) 47.50 Fingerprints taken for some countries are not subject to VAT.
Fingerprints taken for some countries are not subject to VAT.
Table 7 – UK Immigration
Description Amount (£) ex VAT The total charge for the initial 1 hour detention period 58.25 The total charge for each subsequent 1 hour detention period 29.40 Total constant watch charge (additional to normal charges) 810.96 Excludes VAT Table 8 – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)/ Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 fees
Description Amount (£) ex VAT DPA 2018 – Section 7 Subject Access Request N/A DPA 2018 – Section 68 Health Records (Copy) N/A DPA 2018 – Section 68 Health Records (View) N/A DPA 2018 – Section 68 Health Records (View and then Copy) N/A Excludes VAT Table 9 – Copy of personnel or medical file
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Standard administration charge 33.98 Charge per sheet 0.25 Charge per hour of time 8.50 Postage As applicable Excludes VAT Table 10 – Requests for Disclosure of Information
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Request for information (up to 2 hours work) 106.80 Hourly rate for work above 2 hours (including redaction) 35.90 Excludes VAT Table 11 – ABI/Lloyds Disclosure of Information (ABI/Lloyds MOU)
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Request (crime/lost property number, etc.) – MOU App D(a) 35.80 Request (in response to specific questions) – MOU App D(b) 152.50 Interview with police officer (per officer) – MOU Para 4.5 169.90 Excludes VAT Table 12 – Other common items
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Crime Report 145.15 MG5 42.70 MG3 42.70 Incident log 43.50 PNC convictions 42.46 Caution Certificate 27.72 Domestic Violence Report 64.30 Occurrence Summary 21.60 Custody Record 21.50 Excludes VAT Table 13 – Alarm URN Fees (Set by Secured by Design)
Description Amount (£) ex VAT Alarm Registration (Intruder) 53.10 Alarm Registration (Panic Alarm) 53.10 Lone Worker Devices up to 10,000 64.20 Lone Worker Devices 10,100 – 50,000 96.30 Lone Worker Devices 50,001 and over 128.40 Excludes VAT Table 14 – Firearms Licensing fees
Description Amount (£) inc VAT 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 15 – Other Licensing fees
Description Amount (£) inc VAT Aliens certificates 37.40 Pedlars certificates 12.25