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Police Service of Northern Ireland Corporate Information Branch

Phone: 028 9070 0164
Email: [email protected]
Address:  Corporate Information
                Police Service of Northern Ireland
                Police Headquarters
                65 Knock Road
                BT6 5LE

Any queries in relation to how the Police Service of Northern Ireland handles personal data or comply with data protection legislation should be directed to Corporate Information.

ACRO Criminal Records Office

Phone: 0845 60 13 999
Email: [email protected]
Address:   ACRO (SAO)
                 PO Box 623
                 PO14 9HR 
                 United Kingdom

ACRO Criminal Records Office manages criminal record information and improves the exchange of criminal records and biometric information.

On this website you'll find details of ACRO's work to help police forces and other law enforcement agencies throughout the United Kingdom.

You can also access application forms for Police Certificates and International Child Protection Certificates, and find out how to make a Subject Access request.

College of Policing Authorised Professional Practice (APP) information

Phone: 0800 496 3322
Email: [email protected]
Address:   Authorised Professional Practice
                 College of Policing
                 10th floor
                 Riverside House
                 2A Southwark Bridge Road
                 SE1 9HA

APP on data protection has been produced to assist forces in their statutory responsibility to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

Phone: 0303 123 1113
Email: [email protected]
Address:   Information Commissioner's Office
                 Wycliffe House Water Lane
                 SK9 5AF

The ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights.


Phone: 0300 200 7888
Email: [email protected]
Address: PO Box 1085
                BT5 9BD

AccessNI is a criminal history disclosure service in Northern Ireland. By law some employers must check your criminal history before they recruit. When asked by these employers, AccessNI supplies criminal history information about job applicants, volunteers and employees.