Police station opening hours

Click on your area below to see opening times for your local stations. 

North East

Forth Valley

Tayside

Edinburgh

Greater Glasgow

Lothians and Borders

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Argyll and W. Dunbartonshire

Highlands and Islands

Fife

Lanarkshire

Ayrshire

Dumfries and Galloway


North East – A Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no staffed counter service at Bucksburn. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at this station please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Queen Street, Aberdeen Mon: 00.00 - 22.00
 Tues, Wed, Thurs: 07.00 - 22.00
 Fri, Sat, Sun: Open continuously   from 07.00 on Friday till 22.00   Monday
 Bucksburn No public counter provision 
 Ballater 09.00 - 17.00 Mon - Fri
 Banchory 08.00 - 18.00 7 days
 Banff 08.00 - 16.00 Mon - Fri
 Buckie 07.00 - 17.00 7 days
 Elgin 07.00 - midnight 7 days
 Ellon 09.00 - 17.00 Mon - Fri
 Forres 09.00 - 17.00 Mon- Fri
 Fraserburgh 07.00 - midnight 7 days
 Huntly 09.00 - 17.00 Mon - Fri
 Inverurie 07.00 - midnight 7 days
 Keith 08.15 - 16.00 Mon - Fri
 Laurencekirk 08.00 - 16.99 Mon - Fri
 Lossiemouth 09.00 - 17.00 Mon - Fri
 Mintlaw 09.00 - 1700 Mon - Wed
 Peterhead Police Station 16.00 - midnight Mon - Fri
 07.00 - midnight Sat and Sun
 Peterhead Police Public Counter
(Buchan House)
 08.45 - 17.00 Mon - Fri
 Rothes 08.00 - 1600 Mon - Fri
 Stonehaven 07.00 - midnight 7 days
 Turriff No public counter provision
 Portsoy No public counter provision
 Aboyne No public counter provision
 Fochabers No public counter provision
 Westhill No public counter provision

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Forth Valley – C Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no staffed counter service at Bannockburn or Bridge of Allan. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Alloa 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Balfron 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Callander 0900 - 1600 Mon - Fri
 Dunblane 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Falkirk 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Grangemouth No public counter provision
 LarbertNo public counter provision 
 Stirling 0700 - 1700 7 days

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily. There is also a 101 call point facility at Grangemouth and Larbert stations.


Tayside – D Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at the stations highlighted. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Arbroath 0800 - 1600 Mon - Fri
 Downfield 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Dundee 24 hours, 7 days
 Forfar 0800 - 1600 Mon - Fri
 Lochee 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Perth 24 hours, 7 days
 Pitlochry 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Auchterarder No public counter provision
 Blairgowrie No public counter provision
 Brechin No public counter provision
 Carnoustie No public counter provision
 Crieff No public counter provision
 Kinross No public counter provision
 Longhaugh No public counter provision
 Maryfield No public counter provision
 Montrose No public counter provision

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Edinburgh – E Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Public counters at St. Leonard's and Gayfield Square will always be open to ensure that anyone who wishes to can attend in person at a police station to access a wide variety of services 24 hours a day, all year round.

Please dial 101 before attending at any other station to check opening times and availability, as these may vary.

If you wish to speak to an officer at a station where there is no public counter provision, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be another station open, or officers available, closer to where you are.

In the event that you attend a station that is closed, please dial 101 (a yellow phone is provided at the entrance of every station) to speak to an officer, or to identify the closest available station to you that is open.

 CorstorphinePlease dial 101 during the week for daytime availability. Closed at weekends.
 CraigmillarPlease dial 101 during the week for daytime availability. Closed at weekends.
 Drylaw Please dial 101 for daytime availablity
 Edinburgh West EndPlease dial 101 during the week for daytime availability. Closed at weekends.
 Gayfield Square 24 hours 7 days
 HowdenhallPlease dial 101 for daytime availablity
 LeithPlease dial 101 for daytime availablity
 PortobelloPlease dial 101 for daytime availablity
 St Leonards 24 hours 7 days
 South QueensferryPlease dial 101 during the week for daytime availability. Closed at weekends.
 Wester HailesPlease dial 101 for daytime availablity
 Balerno No public counter provision
 Oxgangs No public counter provision
 Police Information Centre (High Street, Edinburgh) No public counter provision


Greater Glasgow – G Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at Anderston, Craigie Street and Garscadden. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Baillieston 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Baird Street 0800 - 1800 Mon - Fri
 Barrhead 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Bishopbriggs 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Castlemilk 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Cathcart 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Drumchapel 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Easterhouse 0900 - 1800 7 days
 Giffnock 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Glasgow City Centre 24 hours 7 days
 Glasgow West End 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Gorbals 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Govan 24 hours 7 days
 Kirkintilloch 0700 - midnight 7 days
 London Road 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Maryhill 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Milngavie 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Pollok 0700 - 2200 7 days
 Pollokshaws 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Saracen 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Shettleston 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Anderston No public counter provision
 Craigie Street No public counter provision
 Garscadden No public counter provision

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


The Lothians and Scottish Borders – J Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at the stations highlighted. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area

 Bathgate 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Broxburn 0900 - 1700 Mon - Thu
0900 - 1645 Fri
 Dalkeith 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Dunbar 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Duns 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Eyemouth 0830 - 1630 Mon - Wed
 0830 - 1600 Thursday
 Galasheils 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Haddington 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Hawick 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Jedburgh 0800 - 1600 Mon - Fri
 Kelso 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Linlithgow 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Livingston 24 hours 7 days
 Musselburgh 0800 - 1800 7 days
 North Berwick 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Peebles 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Penicuick  0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Tranent 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Whitburn 0915 - 1700 Mon - Tue
0900 - 1700 Wed - Thu
0900 - 1645 Fri
 Armadale No public counter provision
 Bonnyrigg No public counter provision
 Coldstream No public counter provision
 Gorebridge No public counter provision
 Lauder No public counter provision
 Loanhead No public counter provision
 Melrose No public counter provision
 Newbattle No public counter provision
 Selkirk No public counter provision
 West Calder No public counter provision

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs (inc. Eyemouth) will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Renfrewshire and Inverclyde – K Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at the stations highlighted. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available at the station. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area. Note that the Johnstone station is located within the town hall. 

 Greenock 24 hours 7 days
 Johnstone 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Paisley 24 hours 7 days
 Renfrew 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Erskine No public counter provision
 Fergsulie Park No public counter provision
 Glasgow Airport No public counter provision
 Gourock No public counter provision
 Linwood No public counter provision
 Port Glasgow No public counter provision

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Argyll and West Dunbartonshire – L Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at Alexandria, Bowmore and Tobermory. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available at the station. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Campbeltown 24 hours 7 days
 Clydebank 24 hours 7 days
 Dumbarton 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Dunoon 24 hours 7 days
 Helensburgh 0900 - 1900 Mon - Thu
 1200 - 2200 Fri - Sun
 Lochgilphead 24 hours 7 days
 Oban 24 hours 7 days
 Rothesay 24 hours 7 days
 Alexandria No public counter provision
 Bowmore No public counter provision
 Tobermory No public counter provision

Note: Dumbarton Police Station will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily. Helensburgh Police Station will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs, Monday to Thursday.


Highland and Islands – N Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at Dornoch and Glencoe. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available at the station. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Alness 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Aviemore 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Benbecula 0900 - 1230 Mon - Fri
 Dingwall 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Fort William 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Inverness 24 hours 7 days
 Kirkwall 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Kyle of Lochlash 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Lerwick 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Mallaig 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Nairn 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Portree 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Stornoway 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Stromness Shared service
 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Tain 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Thurso 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Ullapool 0900 - 1700 Tue & Thur
 Wick 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Dornoch No public counter provision
 Glencoe No public counter provision


Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Fife – P Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at the stations highlighted below. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available at the station. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Cowdenbeath 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Cupar 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Dalgety Bay (South West Fife) 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Dunfermline 24 hours 7 days
 Glenrothes (Detroit Road) 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Kircaldy 24 hours 7 days
 Levenmouth 0700 - midnight 7 days
 St Andrews 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Anstruther (East Neuk) No public counter provision
 Auchtermuchty (Howe) No public counter provision
 Burntisland No public counter provision
 Cardenden No public counter provision
 Oakley No public counter provision
 Tay Bridgehead No public counter provision


Note: Stations open until 1700hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Lanarkshire – Q Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at the stations highlighted below. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Airdrie 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Bellshill 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Blantyre 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Coatbridge 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Cumbernauld 0800 - 1800 7 days
 East Kilbride 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Hamilton 24 hours 7 days
 Kilsyth 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Lanark 24 hours 7 days
 Larkhall 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Motherwell 24 hours 7 days
 Rutherglen 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Wishaw 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Biggar No public counter provision 
 Cambuslang No public counter provision 
 Carluke No public counter provision 
 Lesmahagow No public counter provision 
 Shotts No public counter provision 
 Strathaven No public counter provision 
 Uddingston No public counter provision 
 Viewpark No public counter provision 


Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.



Ayrshire – U Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours are provided below.

There is no staffed counter service at Drongan, Girvan and Stewarton. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Ayr 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Cummock 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Galston 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Irvine 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Kilbrinie 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Kilmarnock 0700 - midnight 7 days
 Largs 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Saltcoats 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Arran No public counter provision
 Dalmellington No public counter provision
 Drongan No public counter provision
 Girvan No public counter provision
 Millport No public counter provision
 Stewarton No public counter provision

Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.


Dumfries and Galloway – V Division

Police Station Public Counter Opening Hours

Your local police station opening hours changed with effect from 3 March 2014.

There is no longer a staffed counter service at Kirkcudbright and Dalbeattie. However, if you wish to speak to an officer at any of those stations, please dial 101 prior to attending to ensure officers are available at the station. There may be a station closer to where you live in a neighbouring division area.

 Annan 0900 - 1800 7 days
 Castle Douglas 0800 - 1800 7 days
 Dumfries (Conrnwall Mount, Divisional HQ) 0830 - 1630 Mon - Fri
 Dumfries (Loreburn Street) 24 hours 7 days
 Lockerbie 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Newton Stewart 0830 - 1400 Mon - Wed
 Sanquhar 0900 - 1700 Mon - Fri
 Stranraer 24 hours 7 days
 Kirkcudbright No public counter provision
 Dalbeattie No public counter provision


Note: Stations open until 1700hrs and 1800hrs will close for 1 hour at 1230hrs daily.

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