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 Monday to Thursday, between 9am and 12.00pm (subject to availability).
Make sure you book all the sets of fingerprints you require.
If you are unable to attend your appointment please inform us as soon as possible, using the contact details provided when your appointment was confirmed. We are happy to rearrange appointments if necessary subject to availability.
If the appointment is no longer required or you are unexpectedly unable to attend, a refund process can be requested but a minimum administrative fee of £5 will be retained.
After 14 days of the missed appointment, you will not be able to request a refund.
You need to bring photo identification with you in order to use the service (photocopies will not be accepted). You can bring either:
Appointments with Fingerprinting Services take place at Police & Fire Headquarters in Portishead.
Other police forces which offer this service and may be more convenient to you, include:
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.