Report a Person Missing

You do not have to wait 24 hours to report someone as missing.

If a person is missing and you have concerns for their welfare please call 111.

Alternatively go online and advise us through the ‘I would like to report ‘something else’ option.

If you have information about a REPORTED missing person, please submit an Information Form.

Reporting a Person Missing from Outside New Zealand

If a person is missing and you have concerns for their safety and welfare, please make a missing person’s report at your nearest police station.  This will ensure that the report is forwarded to New Zealand Police without delay.

New Zealanders Missing Overseas

If a New Zealander is missing overseas and you have concerns for their safety and welfare, please make a missing person’s report at your nearest police station.  This will ensure that the report is forwarded to the appropriate international law enforcement agency without delay.