Asia & South Pacific


  • INTERPOL Hanoi
  • Member since :
    4 November 1991
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Part of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), Vietnam’s national police is an armed force established in July 1962 to provide law enforcement services nationwide.

The force is made up of six units:

  • Criminal Sentence Enforcement and Legal Assistance;
  • Fire Fighting and Rescue Police;
  • General Police;
  • Mobile Police High Command;
  • Police units under provincial and district public security agencies;
  • Traffic Police.


  • advise government on policing and law enforcement issues;
  • oversee sentencing and conviction processes and provide legal support services;
  • locate and apprehend criminals and fugitives;
  • maintain law and order through the prevention, detection and investigation of
  • crime;
  • protect people and property;
  • provide fire protection, prevention and rescue services;
  • provide special weapons and police tactics services;
  • provide traffic control and safety services.


INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau (NCB) for Vietnam, which also serves as the MPS Department of Foreign Relations, is the primary law enforcement platform for Vietnamese police investigations requiring cooperation with other countries.

The NCB’s principal responsibilities include:

  • working with domestic, regional and international partners in developing events and programs to boost Vietnam’s ability to identify and prevent transnational crime;
  • providing intelligence support to domestic law enforcement units when investigations require global outreach;
  • coordinating the arrest and extradition of fugitives located in Vietnam, and of Vietnamese fugitives located in INTERPOL member countries;
  • working with all member countries for matters relating to mutual legal assistance on criminal matters and extradition.
INTERPOL Hanoi in action
12 July 2018

Fake goods: arrests and seizures in worldwide operations

LYON, France – Pharmaceuticals, food, vehicle parts, tobacco products, clothing, and agrochemicals are among tonnes of fake goods seized in INTERPOL-led operations across four continents.Coordinated by INTERPOL between March and May 2018 in 36 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America, operations sought to dismantle factories and su...
30 May 2017

New drug trafficking routes and smuggling methods identified in INTERPOL-led operation

SINGAPORE – An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting drug trafficking across Asia and the Pacific has identified emerging smuggling routes and concealment methods.Operation Lionfish – ASEAN, which involved more than 2,000 police and customs officials across 14 countries, revealed a network of West African and Asian organized crime groups behind traffic...
09 June 2016

Online sale of fake medicines and products targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France - Fake cancer medication, substandard HIV and diabetes testing kits, counterfeit dental equipment and illicit surgical equipment – just a snapshot of the potentially life-threatening drugs and goods seized during INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea IX.Targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices and involving some 193 police, cu...

Red Notices 95

Age today: 31 years old
Nationality: Viet nam


Age today: 37 years old
Nationality: Viet nam


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 4

Age today: 20 years old
Nationality: Viet nam


Age today: 23 years old
Nationality: Viet nam


All Missing persons

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