Make an appointment. Appointments which have been instructed by ACRO will not incur a charge. However you will need to bring the supporting ACROS paperwork to verify the 'no fee' option.
We are unable to sign any forms in a Commissioner of Oath capacity. You will need to make your own arrangements with a solicitor for this requirement.
USA, Canada, Japan and some other countries require their own specific fingerprint forms, or additional forms. You will need to bring them all with you.
Appointment times are 07:30 to 16:00, Tuesday to Thursday.
You need to bring photo identification with you in order to use the service (photocopies will not be accepted). You can bring either:
To make an appointment at the Police & Fire Headquarters in Portishead, fill in the Make a Fingerprint Appointment Request Online form.
Devon & Cornwall Police also offer a fingerprinting service at Exeter Police Station. Visit the Devon & Cornwall Police website to find out how to book an appointment.
Police & Fire Headquarters
Bristol BS20 8QJ
(For satellite navigation devices use: BS20 8JJ)
Bags other than handbags are not permitted to be carried on site.