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If you wish to make a ‘Third Party’ information request on behalf of another person you must do so in writing. Complete the form most appropriate to your request below and send this with the necessary fees to Urban Region OCMT.

You will need to get consent from the person you represent and you will need to provide us with a lawful purpose for your request.

In order to process your request, a fee will be payable. Please see our Fees list. (Cheques should be made payable to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.)

Please be aware that incomplete forms may be returned causing a delay in processing your request. Please refer to our Information Request Standards.

Send the completed form and fee to Urban Region OCMT.  

Please note that this guidance does not supersede the Police Service of Northern Ireland Data Protection or Freedom of Information Policies¹ and/or any existing protocol or Memoranda of Understanding between the Police Service of Northern Ireland and other Governmental and non Governmental bodies.

Our overriding principal is that all requests are dealt with within the applicable and governing legislation for data and information handling.

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland aims to comply with Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) Guidance on data protection and the ICO Data Sharing Code of Practice 2011. These are presented primarily for guidance to third party requests such as solicitors/insurers or other parties representing a person(s) with express consent  from the represented person and the information is requested for lawful purposes (Section 35 Data Protection Act). Examples relating to involvement in specific incidents or occurrences including road traffic collisions which maybe subject to civil litigation.    

Alternatively, requests for personal information can be found on Making a Subject Access Request or you can email the Police Service of Northern Ireland Subject Access team at [email protected]

¹ PSNI Service Procedure 7/2013 – Freedom of Information and PSNI Policy Directive PD06/08 – Data Protection Policy.