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:
- Missing Persons Bureau
- Missing People
- Look For Them
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
- Missing Persons Ireland
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.