Guidance

International parental child abduction

Guidance on what you can do and who to contact if your child has been taken or kept overseas by their other parent or a relative without your permission.

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If your child has been taken or kept overseas by their other parent or a relative without your permission, or if you are worried this might happen, this document will tell you what you can do and who to contact.

Published 30 August 2012
Last updated 24 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance page in HTML format replacing previous PDF leaflet
  2. International child abduction leaflet updated - December 2013
  3. Updated attachments: child abduction and pakistan protocol leaflet, and international child abduction leaflet
  4. First published.