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Forms must be completed in black ink.

Fingerprint form DHA-9. This form is COMPULSORY for all applicants who are 15½ years and above. Fingerprints will be taken free of charge on the day of application for all successful applicants.  Applicants who are taking fingerprints for the first time for passport purposes will be required to complete two (2) DHA-9 forms.  

  1. The fingerprint form is not downloadable. It can be obtained in the following ways: 
  2. It can be collected from 15 Whitehall from 8:45 am - 12:45 pm, and can be completed before applying; or
  3. It can be requested by sending a self-addressed A4-size stamped* envelope to 15 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2 DD . Please specify that you want the form posted to you.

* The envelope should be stamped, not franked. Please check with your local post office for the appropriate postage stamp, otherwise your letter might not reach the office.