INTERPOL General Secretariat

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.

INTERPOL General Secretariat
200, quai Charles de Gaulle
69006 Lyon
Fax: +33 4 72 44 71 63

Commission for the Control of INTERPOL's Files

Any individual wishing to know if any data about them exists in INTERPOL’s files, or wishing to challenge such data, should address their enquiry to the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files. This also applies to enquiries related to passports/travel documents that may be recorded in INTERPOL’s database.

The Commission is an independent body whose role includes processing requests from individuals.  Any complaints, requests or challenges sent to other addresses will not be treated as confidential and may be used for police purposes.

Read more about the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files and how to contact them.

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.