Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

If you have concerns for the missing person's safety overseas and all avenues of enquiry have been exhausted, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade may try to locate the missing person through their network of overseas posts and links with foreign missions by:

  • following up on contact details you may have
  • posting messages in the public areas of overseas offices requesting the person to make contact with staff
  • checking the Register of New Zealand Citizens at the appropriate post
  • checking with immigration authorities, Police, major hotels, guest houses, hostels, hospitals and other likely places (where this is feasible under the local law).

Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.