Request for Investigative Service

I am a member of the public wishing to report an allegation of criminal conduct to the AFP. Please visit Report a Commonwealth crime.

We are a Government Department or Agency seeking to Report an allegation of criminal conduct.

The AFP offers a range of investigative services to other departments and agencies, and may be requested to undertake or assist with investigations including: operational assistance in the course of another department or agency's criminal investigation including execution of S3E Crimes Act 1914 search warrants, international liaison, INTERPOL enquiries, forensic services and Proceeds of Crime investigations.

The AFP offers a range of non-investigative services to other departments and agencies, with investigations including: training; search and rescue activities; and capacity building.

Before making a Request for an Investigative Service to the AFP, Departments and Agencies should:

How to Request an AFP Investigative Service

For initial enquiries or pre-Request advice, Departments and Agencies should email: or call the National Operations State Service Centre (NOSSC) (+61 2 5127 0000).

A Request for Investigative Service should be made using a Request for Investigative Service Form (DOCX, 100KB). If you are having trouble accessing this document, please contact the NOSSC.  

Requests should be sent to The Request should include all the relevant information and documents required. Requests are assessed using the AFP's Case Categorisation and Prioritisation Model (CCPM) to ensure that the AFP's resources are directed to the highest priority activities.

Requests may be sent by email or post, or delivered by hand. Departments and Agencies should consider the security classification and apply a classification accordingly. They should also consider sensitivity, volume, format and integrity of the information in the form when deciding how to send it to the AFP.

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Australian Government agencies can download and print the AGIS from the Attorney General's website.

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