Find help to get your child back from abroad or arrange contact

The Brexit transition period has ended and new rules now apply on getting your child back from an EU country or arranging contact with them. This tool is currently out of date.

Contact the police if a child you’re responsible for is at risk of being taken out of the UK without your consent.

If you live in England or Wales, find out who to contact if you want to:

  • try to get your child returned if they’ve been taken abroad or are being kept abroad without your permission
  • arrange contact with your child who is in another country
  • get a court order for contact enforced

If your child normally lives in:

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