If you wish to make a request, complaint or challenge any information recorded in our databases please submit your request and any supporting documents to the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files which is an independent body. Any complaints, requests or challenges sent to other addresses will not be treated as confidential and may be used for police purposes.

INTERPOL general contact details

You can get in touch with INTERPOL using the contact details below. Your message will be forwarded to the appropriate department but please note that we are unable to respond to all queries.

General Secretariat
200, quai Charles de Gaulle
69006 Lyon

Fax: +33 (0)4 72 44 71 63

E-mail: Contact INTERPOL

Report a crime

Criminal activity or missing persons should be reported to your local police department or your National Central Bureau (NCB). For further information, see the profile page for the relevant member country.
Please refer to our page on Financial fraud for further information on common frauds sometimes involving the INTERPOL name and distinctive signs; these may include email abuse, lottery fraud or so-called ‘419’ scams
If you believe you have a case of fraudulent use of the Organization's distinctive signs, please use the below link to report.

@ Report a suspected fraud and abusive use of INTERPOL's name or distinctive signs

Please note that we are not able to respond to all queries.

Specific services

For certain types of enquiry you can contact individual departments directly, as below: