You have the right to ask for a copy of records the police have about you. This includes records about your:
- DNA samples
Ask for your records
When you ask to see these records it's called a 'subject access request'.
The process is different if:
- you need a subject access request for a visa
- you need a criminal record check for a job – you apply for this through Disclosure Scotland
It's against the law for anyone to ask you to make a subject access request. This includes when you apply for a job.
Personal record requests from other organisations
You can also request your personal records from the:
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