Information Services

Fines appeal form

Edinburgh University library fines appeal form. Please state reason for late return below. Try to be as specific as possible.

If appealing on grounds of illness, please note:

  1. Please just include dates of illness, not medical details.
  2. Repeated appeals on the basis of illness will require proof from a health professional or from your School.
  3. We use details here to ascertain reasons for appeal only. The form will be destroyed after 1 year, and medical certificates immediately.
  4. If you are submitting proof as part of a fine appeal, please email them as attachments to

Please provide subject line: 'FAO Fine appeal team ML', and include your name and library barcode.

We aim to deal with any fine appeal within 8 working days, and will email you directly with the outcome. You may also check your library record online to obtain an update.

All information (personal or otherwise) provided to this form will be treated as strictly confidential.


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