Police Certificates - Visas

Individuals requiring Police Certificates for the purposes of  visa applications for the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa, who are seeking application forms, must be directed to the contacts shown below in order to obtain an application form for the ACRO Police Certificate. The form is also available from the website address which is also shown below .

Please note that this Certificate is processed entirely by the ACPO Criminal Records Office (ACRO). All submissions and enquiries relating to this process should be directed to ACRO, who can be contacted through the following routes:

Telephone from the UK: 02380 479 920 (during their office opening hours of 8:30-16:30, Monday to Friday).

From outside of the UK: 00 (44) 1962 871111

Or E-mail: [email protected]

Postal Address: ACRO, PO Box 481, Fareham, PO14 9FS

Police data protection application forms should no longer be requested for this purpose.

This new process for visa applications does not affect data protection applications to other countries other than the 5 countries listed above.