Obtaining a Police Record

Persons who require a police record should visit any of the Inland Revenue Department Offices (Tax Office) and pay for the record. The receipt must be in the name of the applicant.

The fees are:

  • JA$3,000.00 - Regular Service- 21 working days
  • JA$6,000.00 - Express Service – 5 working days
  • JA$8,000.00 - Next Day Service (available ONLY at 34 Duke Street)

The receipt and the documents listed below must then be taken to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 34 Duke Street, Kingston.

Applications may also be made at the Summit Police Station (St. James), May Pen Police Station (Clarendon) and Area 2 Police Headquarters, Pompano Bay (St. Mary) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays ONLY.

Next day service is NOT available at these locations.

Supporting Documents

  1. Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN)
  2. Two passport-sized photographs (should not be certified or embossed)
  3. One of the following three pieces of VALID identification- i) Passport, ii) National Identification Card, iii) Drivers License
  4. If the police record is for overseas/travelling purposes, a VALID passport must be presented


A letter of authorization must be provided if the police record is to be collected by someone other than the applicant. The bearer must have identification.