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This site is a beta, which means it's a work in progress and we'll be adding more to it over the next few weeks. Your feedback helps us make things better, so please let us know what you think.
Ask us for information about the police, yourself or someone else.
If we can’t give you the information you need, we’ll tell you who can.
You can also ask us to delete, update or correct information.
Ask for information about someone else
You can ask for information about someone from the Criminal Records Office (ACRO) or a local police force, depending on what information you want.
Find out more about who to ask and how
We'll ask you about:
We'll ask you to upload pictures of two documents that prove your:
We'll also ask you to upload pictures of two documents that prove their:
More information on which forms of ID we accept
Finally, you will need to upload a consent form signed by the person you are asking about, giving you permission to make this request on their behalf.
Download the consent form here (PDF, 91KB)
We have one month to respond to your request (or three months in complex cases).
More information about your rights and when they might not apply
Average completion time: 5 minutes
You must complete each step of the form within two hours.
When you're ready, click 'Start' to begin.