Contact your local police for a copy of the records they hold about you.
You may need to show a copy of your records to the local police if you move to another country.
Your local police will tell you how to apply.
You may have to pay a fee. This can’t be more than £10 for checks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Police certificates for visa applications
Contact the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Criminal Records Office if you need a police certificate for a visa for Australia, Belgium, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States of America.
The fee is £45 to get the certificate within 10 working days and £80 for a 2 day premium service.
Personal record requests from other organisations
You can also request your personal records from the following organisations: