Welcome to the UK Missing Persons Unit website

We are the UK national and international point of contact for all missing person and unidentified body investigations.

Here you can search through some of our unidentified cases to see if you can help us establish their identity.

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Report a missing person

If you believe that someone is missing then please contact your local police station. If you are extremely concerned for their welfare then dial 999 and ask for the Police.

Child Rescue Alert

Child Rescue Alert (CRA) is a partnership between the police, the media and the public to help locate high-risk missing and abducted children where there is a real, immediate risk to life. Find out more...

Family Factsheets

Information on what to expect when a loved one goes missing and details of agencies that can provide support and advice.

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