The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called on its members who collect, sort and deliver parcels and letters to take strike action on:
 
  • Friday 30th September
  • Saturday 1st October
  • Thursday 13th October
  • Thursday 20th October
  • Friday 25th October
  • Wednesday 2nd November
  • Thursday 3rd November
  • Friday 4th November
  • Tuesday 8th November
  • Wednesday 9th November
  • Thursday 10th November
  • Monday 14th November
  • Tuesday 15th November
  • Wednesday 16th November
  • Thursday 23rd November
  • Thursday 24th November
  • Friday 25th November
  • Monday 28th November
  • Wednesday 30th November
  • Thursday 1st December
Customers should expect significant disruption and should consider allowing more time to process their application.

ACRO Police Certificates, subject access and ICPCs are delivered through Royal Mail postal services. The industrial action will impact our delivery times so please plan accordingly.


Can I come to ACRO’s offices and collect my Police Certificate/subject access/ICPC?
No, we are not able to offer a collection service.
 
Can I have my documents emailed to me?
No, this is a service which we don’t currently offer.
 
I am about to emigrate to Canada and need to present my Police Certificate at the Canadian Embassy this week otherwise my move will fall through. How can I receive my documents?
Please call Customer Services on +44 (0)2380 479 920 for a status update and we can advise which stage of the process your application is currently at. If your enquiry is not urgent or for any other information you can email the team on customer.services@acro.police.uk.
 
I applied for a Police Certificate the day before the postal strike using your premium service. When can I expect to receive this now?
As a premium customer, your application will be prioritised upon receipt of your application.  We will process your application within the agreed timescale, but please anticipate expected delays due to the nationwide postal strikes.
 
I am due to fly out to Camp America in a few days. I have applied for an ICPC but have yet to receive it. What can I do?
Please call Customer Services on +44 (0)2380 479 920 for a status update and we can advise which stage of the process your application is currently at. If your enquiry is not urgent or for any other information you can email the team on customer.services@acro.police.uk.

You can find more information about the stikes on the Royal Mail website