Report a Missing Person

If someone goes missing, contact anyone you think may know their whereabouts – if you’re still concerned, contact your local police.

You Do Not Have to Wait 24 Hours Before Contacting the Police.

Organisations that help find missing people

You can contact:

People missing abroad

If someone goes missing abroad you should contact:

  • your local police – they will contact the police force in the relevant country (through Interpol)
  • the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on 020 7008 1500 (ask for ‘Consular Protection’)

You can also contact the charity Missing Abroad.

Report a sighting of a missing person

If you spot a missing person contact the police.
If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Missing People to report the sighting.