Customer Testimonials

Hi all

we are a fingerprinting service and will take fingerprints for the purposes of emigration work, overseas

study, visas and security checks and south African passport renewals.

If you need any more information regarding this please call or just have a look on our testimonials page.

4th time's the charm! I just wish I used Mark initially rather than going to my local police station. He was professional, helpful and most importantly successful! Thank you so much Mark! His expertise is worth the trip!

Dear Mark,

Thank you for your help in obtaining my fingerprints earlier this month for an FBI check for GTCS registration. I used the new electronic submission option and have already received my identity history summary! It is certainly an improvement over the 14-16 week wait for postal submission, and I would recommend it to others. The sets of fingerprints that you provided must have been acceptable; I appreciate that you took extra copies.

Thanks again,


Hector Ortiz

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Very professional service. Highly recommended.

Joseph Bartoletti

I needed to get an Identity History Summary from the FBI in support of the vetting process for a new job. Not being familiar with the process and where to get my fingerprints taken, I luckily found Mark's website. He called me straight away after receiving my email enquiry and was able to make an appointment on a Sunday to suit my schedule. Brilliant service and would recommend Mark to anyone needing a quality fingerprinting service. Thanks again, Mark!

Derek Reilly 

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I needed ink prints for security checks having worked abroad for several years. Mark offers a unique service which is hard to find. The quality of his ink prints are first class and his attention to detail is admirable. if you need prints done don't go anywhere else. You will not be disappointed and the price for his service is excellent. .

Jason Strelzow

Mark and June were fantastic. Very easy to arrange an appointment, accommodating to individual schedules and professional. Couldn't recommend them enough. Had all my fingerprints taken for an overseas job and the process was smoother than I could have imagined - no issues with the FBI and state police - fingerprints were read without any issue. Really appreciated the service. Hands down the place to go if you need fingerprints!!

Cheryl Shearer

Excellent service. Incredibly fast and accomodating, very professional.would highly recommend.

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Highly recommendable service. Mark was very accommodating and expedient with his service. A great source for all fingerprinting requirements. Overall reliable, speedy, and excellent service.

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Christy Okie on 1

I had two rejections of my fingerprints by the FBI and was concerned about how to get good ones after that. Mark was encouraging and though I have tough fingers to print, he took wonderful prints and was willing to work with me as long as it took to get them. Mark ended up having to take four sets of fingerprints but he only charged me for two, which is what I needed, and he gave me a discount on those two. It was a four-hour trip to Edinburgh by train but it was absolutely worth it. His place was easy to find from the train stop and his wife came out the door to the end of the sidewalk to meet me. I would definitely recommend his service to anyone needing fingerprints in Scotland, and I will be sure to give his information to my place of employment in case anyone else needs to get them. Thirty-five years of experience taking fingerprints counts for a lot!

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Manuela Zelik

After contacting Edinburgh police headquarters and being told that they didn't do fingerprinting anymore and they could not recommend anyone - just to check on the internet I pictured myself having to go down to London to get fingerprints done for my new ID book/passport. I went onto google and searched for fingerprints done in Edinburgh and this was the first result that came up. I briefly scanned through the website, found a contact number and address- called and spoke to June who was able to arrange an appointment right away. I then received a confirmation text with directions too! Finding the place was easy and Mark was organised and prepared for my appointment. We got straight down to business and the whole thing was done in not more than ten minutes. His fee was very reasonable, especially for the convenience and not having any hassle of having to wait etc. In all, the politeness and friendliness I received from June and Mark as well as the professionalism would make me highly recommend them to anyone from in and around Edinburgh who is requiring this service.

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Doug Campbell

Thanks to the professionalism and friendly service of Mark and June, I was able to have my fingerprints taken which satisfied the South African authorities. Because of Mark & June's friendly and efficient service, I have just received my police clearance from South Africa. Thanks you for all your help. I would highly recommend them to anyone in a similar situation.

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Mark and June were very helpful and efficient with taking my finger prints and it was a lot cheaper than flying down to London. Convenient as well as they take appointments on weekends too so helpful if you work during the week. Would highly recommend to anyone needing finger prints and someone who knows the process!

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David Werner

I recently got my finger prints taken by the service as the Scottish Police Force no longer has ink stations. They were very professional and friendly. The service was done quickly and efficiently. There was no question that he had done this for a number of years and was highly qualified to conduct the task.

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Iain Torrance

I'm a former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and had to obtain a "certificate of good conduct" from the FBI because I had spent several years in the US and needed a particular kind of security clearance in the UK. Mark and June could not have been more helpful. Without them, I suppose I would have had to travel to London. They were immensely helpful and professional. I thoroughly recommend Mark.

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Happy customer, good and efficient service. I am pleased with the work. I almost had to godown south to get them done but this service saved me. It was a wonderful job very professional. Thank you 😊

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Melissa Reed

I had my fingerprints taken for a background check with the FBI so I could work in the UK. I just received my report back from the FBI and the fingerprints were accepted no problem. The service was very professional and Mark was very friendly. I was also pleased to find them near Edinburgh as it saved having to go down south for the service. I highly recommend them.

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Marek Wisniewski

After almost a month of being fed with misinformation and extremely poor customer service at the police station regarding obtaining the fingerprints for RCMP criminal check I finally came to my senses and contacted Mark, and he arranged the appointment for Sunday, so I could send all the documents off to Canada on Monday. 10mins, all done and dusted! I wish I did it straight away. I highly recommend this service. Thank you Mark :)

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Jay Campbell

Right from the moment I made the appointment, Mark and June McLoughlin could not have been more helpful. Despite being incredibly accessible from Wallyford station I was sent directions by text and once I was there, not only did I receive the fingerprint service I'd expected, but Mark was able to explain everything still required for the renewal of my South African passport, putting my mind completely at rest. I would highly recommend this superb service to anyone facing the red tape of SA passport renewal. Thanks!

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Lucy Young

I was asked to obtain a criminal record check from my new employer which required finger prints to be taken. Having been given no info/direction on how to obtain these I eventually found Mark's website. I received an extremely quick reply and not only did he fit me in at a time suitable for me but he also gave me more information which I needed to apply for my criminal check in Canada. Fast, friendly, knowledgeable, professional service. I would highly recommend Mark and his work to anyone. Thanks again Mark!

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I needed a Canadian RCMP criminal record check done fast for a job here in Edinburgh. Called Mark in the evening and he saw me the next morning. He also was able to advise me how the process worked and recommend which agencies in Canada to work with. Fast, professional service and very helpful. Thanks!"From: Pardons <[email protected]>

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Subject: Fingerprints Received

Hi Mark,

Just a very quick introduction from across the pond.

My office received the fingerprints today, that you took for one our clients.

I would just like to say thank you for a great job. It certainly makes our job much easier to scan and convert fingerprints to send off to the RCMP when we get excellent quality fingerprints sent to us.

If there is ever anything that I can do to help you in your endeavours in glorious Musselburgh, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.

Thank you Mark and feel free to scan our website (link below).

We have a full fingerprint service provided for people living abroad who need an RCMP criminal record check. All the forms etc. are available on our website right here:

Thank you Mark and have a great day.

With Regards

Philip Williams

ID Services Coordinator

Commissionaires Security Solutions

Kingston Regional Office

737 Arlington Park Place, Kingston, ON K7M 8M8

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 613-634-4432 ext 160

Toll Free: 1-877-34603631-877-3460363 FREE

Fax: 613-634-2358

Robert Johnstone

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Great service,Flexible with times and professional, would recommend

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Kirsty Theron

Excellent service, very helpful and accommodating. No queues involved as one can book an appointment. If you are travelling from Glasgow, it is very easy to find. A big thank you to Mark and June for the good service.


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Property Rentals

If you want good fingerprints to satisfy the FBI then Mark is the man he has spent over thirty years in the business and is a professional in the taking of prints.

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Mark offers an incredible service where he truly goes above and beyond. When I contacted Mark he was able to accommodate me that day. When I arrived he and his wife were friendly and efficient- I was even given a ride to the train station afterwards! Mark gave me information about how best to submit my fingerprints which saved me money and provided an extra copy to ensure the results would be processed accurately and quickly. I received my results promptly and without any issue, I know that I owe a huge part of that to Mark. I was feeling overwhelmed by getting my police check done from another country and I walked away saying Mark truly brightened the entire experience. Cannot recommend Mark McLoughlin any higher.


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Mark provides an excellent service to anyone needing fingerprints in the Edinburgh region. I had my prints taken for an FBI background check and there were no problems with processing the prints. His office is easily reachable by train and not far from Edinburgh Waverly. Mark is very friendly and very good at his job. I would recommend him to anyone needing their prints done!

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Thanks for a very efficient, helpful and professional fingerprinting service, which has saved me a costly trip down to London.


Phil Fitness

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highly recommend Mark, he is professional and it took no time at all to get the prints. He also gave me a second set of fingerprints for free as I have unusual prints.

Ella Cross

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I needed fingerprints for a Japanese certificate of good conduct. Mark was able to make an appointment for me with short notice and offered a professional and personal service. The fingerprints were accepted without any problems. A great local service and one that I wouldn't hesitate to use agai

Michelle McQuade

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I contacted Mark late on a Tuesday night he called first thing in the morning. I got an appointment immediately at a time that suited. His directions were excellent. He had everything ready, it was quick easy and very professional. I had no trouble with fingerprints. Excellent job done. Thank you again Mark.

Geoff Thomas

I had my fingerprints taken for A United States FBI check to support a visa application to Canada. The process was very swift, I was also given all of the required information of where to send my fingerprints to etc by Mark making my life so much easier. I would definitely recommend these guys to anyone. Thank you so much for everything.

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Brian Paul

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Brilliant Service, responsive and very helpful. Mark has provided fingerprint services for my numerous family members successful applications to the South African Police and Immigration Services. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Leah Peattie

Excellent service received when I had fingerprints taken for an FBI check to support an application for work in the education sector. Professional, friendly and prompt service. I appreciated all the advice given by Mark to ensure my application was filled out and sent correctly. Had no issues whatsoever with getting the check done because of Marks advice and perfect set of fingerprints taken. I have recommended this service and will continue to recommend.

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I needed a Canadian RCMP criminal record check done fast for a job here in Edinburgh. Called Mark in the evening and he saw me the next morning. He also was able to advise me how the process worked and recommend which agencies in Canada to work with. Fast, professional service and very helpful. Thanks!

Mark McKerrell

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Rebecca Milne

Great service - Mark was so comaccommodating and helpful to myself and my friend who needed fingerprints quickly! We needed the fingerprints for an FBI check to support our Canadian visa applications. These were accepted first time and we now both have our visas :) Thanks for the excellent, speedy service! Would highly recommend to any one in Edinburgh/surrounding areas.

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