Certain organisations, both in the UK and abroad, may ask you to provide your fingerprints for security purposes.

Find out which organisations and in which circumstances we can help.

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I need to provide my fingerprints as part of an adoption application based overseas

We're not currently accepting any new appointment requests. 

This is due to concerns around the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and government advice on social distancing

We're unable to confirm when the service will resume, but will update as and when the situation changes.