Request for Investigative Service

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.  

Completed forms should be sent to the relevant NOSSC in the State or Territory in which the agency has requested the service. 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.

For more information on specific services


NOSSC Canberra (AFP Headquarters, Canberra)
GPO Box 401, Canberra ACT 2601

NOSSC Northern Command (Brisbane and Cairns Offices)
PO Box 920, Spring Hill QLD 4004

NOSSC Eastern Command (Sydney)
Locked Bag A3000, Sydney South NSW 1232

NOSSC Central Command (Adelaide and Darwin Offices)
PO Box 200, Kent Town SA 5071

NOSSC Southern Command (Melbourne and Hobart Office)
GPO Box 485G, Melbourne VIC 3001

NOSSC Western Command (Perth)
PO Box 586, West Perth WA 6872

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