We can take your fingerprints for the following reasons:

  • applying for visas for emigration, temporary stays or work permits in non-EU countries
  • applying for overseas clearance to be employed in certain jobs in the UK
  • renewing of passports, for South Africa and other states requiring fingerprints
  • other circumstances at our discretion

Cost

One set of fingerprints: £95.64. 

Each additional set/thumb print only: £47.76.

Prices include VAT.

Please note: You can pay with cash or cheque only. We don’t accept debit or credit cards.

The following countries are exempt from paying VAT:

  • Japan
  • UAE/Qatar
  • Canada
  • Jamaica
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Zimbabwe
  • Nigeria
  • Zambia
  • St Vincent & Grenadines

For these countries one set of fingerprints costs £79.70 and £39.80 for each additional set/thumb print only.

What to bring with you

Please bring with you two forms of ID that must include:

  • a valid passport, or
  • a full photo driving licence

as well as:

  • proof of address (eg recent (within three months) bank statement, council tax bill, utility bill – but not a mobile phone bill)
  • documents relevant to the reason for requesting fingerprints


Please note:
 if you need your fingerprints taken for the US then you'll need to download the FBI's own form from their website and bring that with you to your appointment.

And if you are renewing a South African passport you'll need to bring the form they supply from the South African embassy. 

How to make an appointment

To make an appointment please email us. You can also call 101 - you'll be given a reference number and a member of the Scientific Support Unit will call you back to arrange an appointment.

Where to go

North Ormesby Police Office
Scientific Support Unit
Kings Road
Middlesbrough
North Yorkshire
TS3 6NJ

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