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.

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

We're only accepting new appointment requests if there's a significant implication if you can't have your fingerprints taken. If you can wait to use this service, please do so. If you have a confirmed appointment this will be going ahead unless we tell you otherwise.

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I need to provide my fingerprints to validate my passport

Thank you. Please contact your embassy or the passport authority in your country. They'll have their own process for validating your passport.