Find out below how to request information the police hold on you.

You can also request details of your criminal history, whether it’s for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, visa applications or family court proceedings. If we can’t provide the information you need, we’ll point you to somewhere that can.

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I'd like to request disclosure for family court proceedings about myself

Thank you. Just follow these steps to apply.

Step 1: Download the London request form (LRF) for private individuals representing themselves.


Step 2: Print and complete the LRF.

You' ll need to include:

  • original copies of two forms of ID, one of which must be your passport, driving licence or identity card
  • a Court order which makes reference to you as a party to the ongoing family proceedings

You will receive an invoice for payment once the request has been completed. Download a list of the fees and charges. The Standard Disclosure Fee will be reviewed annually.

Step 3: Post your completed LRF and ID documents to the address below at least 20 days before the scheduled hearing date:

Legal Support Team
Directorate of Legal Services
Metropolitan Police Service
10 Lamb's Conduit Street


We'll look into your request and respond in due course. 

For further details, please refer to the LRF form.