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 safety and welfare, please file a missing person’s report at your nearest police station.

Contact your local police station.

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

Alternatively, phone 105.

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.