Get a copy of your police records

Last updated: 3 February 2017

You have the right to ask for a copy of records the police have about you. This includes records about your:

  • DNA samples
  • fingerprints

When you ask to see these records it's called a 'subject access request'.

You can make a subject access request to Police Scotland – it costs £10 to see all your records.

The process is different if:

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: