Resources: Competent authorities and points of contact for international cooperation

Countries, when becoming parties to the Convention on Cybercrime, need to indicate central authorities for extradition (article 24) and for mutual assistance requests (article 27), as well as 24/7 points of contact (article 35). According to declarations made and additional information provided, the respective authorities are the following:

 

Country

MLA authority in the absence of other treaties

(article 27)

 

Authority for extradition and provisional arrests in the absence of other treaties (article 24)

 

24/7 point of contact (article 35)

Albania

Ministry of Justice, Bulevardi Zog. I., Tirana

Ministry of Justice, Bulevardi Zog. I., Tirana
National Central Office of Interpol, Bulevardi Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana

 

Sector against Computer Crime, Ministry of Interior


Tirana, Albania

Armenia

Main Department on Combat Against Organized Crime of the Police of the Republic of Armenia
 

Main Department on Combat Against Organized Crime of the Police of the Republic of Armenia
 

Division on High-tech Crime,

Main Department on Combat Against Organized Crime of the Police of the Republic of Armenia
 

Australia

International Crime Cooperation Central Authority
Attorney-General’s Department
3-5 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600
Australia

International Crime Cooperation Central Authority
Attorney-General’s Department
3-5 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600
Australia

AOCC Watchfloor Operations
Australian Federal police
GPO Box 401
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia

Austria

Bundesministerium für Justiz (Federal Ministry of Justice)
Abt. IV 4 Internationale Strafsachen (International Criminal Matters)
1070 Wien, Museumstrasse 7
Tel.: +43 1 52 1 52-0
E-Mail: team.s@bmj.gv.at

MBundesministerium für Justiz (Federal Ministry of Justice)
Abt. IV 4 Internationale Strafsachen (International Criminal Matters)
1070 Wien, Museumstrasse 7
Tel.: +43 1 52 1 52-0
E-Mail: team.s@bmj.gv.at z

Bundesministerium für Inneres (Federal Ministry of the Interior)
Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Criminal Police Office)
Büro 5.2 Cyber-Crime-Competence-Center
Josef Holaubek Platz 1
1090 Wien

Azerbaijan

Ministry of National Security

Address: 2, Parliament Avenue, Baky, AZ 1006, Republic of Azerbaijan; e-mail: secretoffice@mns.gov.az

 

Ministry of Justice

Address: 1, Inshaatchilar Avenue, Baky, AZ 1073, Republic of Azerbaijan; e-mail: contact@justice.gov.az

Department of Combating Crimes in Communications and IT Sphere,

Ministry of National Security

 

Belgium

Service Public Fédéral Justice
Service de la coopération internationale pénale
Boulevard de Waterloo 115
1000 Bruxelles

Fax : +32(0)2/210.57.98

Service Public Fédéral Justice
Service de la coopération internationale pénale
Boulevard de Waterloo 115
1000 Bruxelles

Fax : +32(0)2/210.57.98

Federal Computer Crime Unit

 

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

State Investigation and Protection Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Director of the Sarajevo Regional Office

State Investigation and Protection Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Director of the Sarajevo Regional Office

International Police Cooperation Sector, Interpol Sarajevo, Ministry of Security

 

 

Bulgaria

Ministry of Justice (trial stage), Supreme Cassation Prosecutor's Office (pre-trial stage)

Ministry of Justice (extradition), Supreme Cassation Prosecutor's Office (provisional arrests)

National Service for Combating Organized Crime under the Ministry of Interior

 

Croatia

Ministry of Justice, Dezmanova 6, 10 000 Zagreb

Ministry of Justice, Dezmanova 6, 10 000 Zagreb

Ministry of Interior, Police - Directorate for crime police, Ilica 335, 10 000 Zagreb

 

Cyprus

Ministry of Justice and Public Order
Athalassas Av. 125
1461 NICOSIA
 

Ministry of Justice and Public Order
Athalassas Av. 125
1461 NICOSIA
 

Office for Combating Cybercrime and Forensic Laboratory, Cyprus Police Headquarters

 

Ministry of Justice and Public Order
Athalassas Av. 125
1461 NICOSIA
 

Denmark

Ministry of Justice, Slotsholmsgade 10, DK-1216 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Ministry of Justice, Slotsholmsgade 10, DK-1216 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Danish National Police, Police Department, Polititorvet 14, DK-1780 Copenhagen V, Denmark

 

Dominican Republic

Procuradoria General de la Republica

and

High Tech Crimes Investigation Department (DICAT), National Police

 

Procuradoria General de la Republica

and

High Tech Crimes Investigation Department (DICAT), National Police

 

High Tech Crimes Investigation Department (DICAT), National Police, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Estonia

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

Bureau of Criminal Intelligence, Criminal Police Department

 

Finland

Ministry of Justice, Eteläesplanadi 10, FIN-00130 Helsinki

For requests for extradition, the Ministry of Justice, Eteläesplanadi 10, FIN-00130 Helsinki
For requests for provisional arrest, the National Bureau of Investigation, Jokiniemenkuja 4, FIN-01370 Vantaa

 

National Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Intelligence Division / Communications Centre

France

From French judicial authorities directed to foreign judicial authorities transmitted through the Ministry of Justice (Ministère de la Justice, 13, Place Vendôme, 75042 Paris Cedex 01)

From foreign judicial authorities directed to French judicial authorities are transmitted through diplomatic channels (Ministère des Affaires étrangères, 37, Quai d'Orsay, 75700 Paris 07 SP)

 

Ministry for Foreign Affairs for extradition  (Ministère des Affaires étrangères, 37, Quai d'Orsay, 75700 Paris 07 SP);
The territorially competent State Prosecutor for  requests for provisional arrest

Office central de lutte contre la criminalité liée aux technologies de l'information et de la communication" (11, Rue des Saussaies, 75800 Paris)

Georgia

Ministry of Justice of Georgia
24a Gorgasali str.
Tbilisi 0114 - Georgia
Tel: +995322405143 - Fax: +995322405142
E-mail: international.psg@justice.gov.ge

 

Ministry of Justice of Georgia
24a Gorgasali str.
Tbilisi 0114 - Georgia
Tel: +995322405143
Fax: +995322405142
E-mail: international.psg@justice.gov.ge

 

Cybercrime Unit Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia Criminal Police Department 10 G. Gulua str. Tbilisi 0114 - Georgia

Germany

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Address: Auswärtiges Amt, Werderscher Markt 1, 10117 Berlin

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Address: Auswärtiges Amt, Werderscher Markt 1, 10117 Berlin

National High Tech Crime Unit at the Federal Criminal Police Office 65193 Wiesbaden

Hungary

Before starting the criminal procedure: the Hungarian National Police International Implementing Co-operation Centre
Budapest, Teve u. 4-6
1139 - Hungary
After starting the criminal procedure: the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Hungary
Budapest, Markó u. 4-6
1055 - Hungary

 

Ministry of Justice for extradition or provisional arrest.

The National Central Bureau of Interpol for provisional arrest.

International Law Enforcement Cooperation Centre, Police

 

Alternative:

High Tech Crime Unit,

National Bureau of Investigations

Iceland

Ministry of Justice, Skuggasundi, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland

Ministry of Justice, Skuggasundi, 150 Reykjavík, Iceland

National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police (Ríkislögreglustjórinn), Skúlagata 21, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

 

Italy

Ministry of Justice
Department for Affairs of Justice
Directorate General of Criminal Justice
Office II (International Judicial Cooperation)
Viale Arenula 70
I - 00186 ROMA
 

Ministry of Justice
Department for Affairs of Justice
Directorate General of Criminal Justice
Office II (International Judicial Cooperation)
Viale Arenula 70
I - 00186 ROMA

 

Servizio Polizia Postale e delle Comunicazioni
Ministry of the Interior

 

Alternative: Office of District Attorney of Rome –Cybercrime Section



 

Japan

The Minister of Justice
or the person designated by the Minister (Director of International Affairs Division)
and
The National Public Safety Commission
or the person designated by the Commission (Director of International Investigative Operations Division)
Organized Crime Department
National Police Agency
2-1-2, Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8974
 

The Minister for Foreign Affairs
2-2-1, Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8919

 
 

International Investigative Operations Division
Organized Crime Department
National Police Agency
2-1-2, Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8974

Latvia

Ministry of Justice
Brivibas Blvd. 36, Riga
LV-1536, Latvia
 

Prosecutor General Office
Kalpaka Blvd. 6, Riga
LV-1801, Latvia
 
 

International Cooperation Department of Central Criminal Police Department of State Police
Brivibas Str. 61, Riga
LV-1010, Latvia
 

Lithuania

Ministry of Justice and the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Lithuania

Ministry of Justice and the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Lithuania

Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania

 

Malta

The Office of the Attorney General
The Palace
Valletta
Malta
Email: ag.mla@gov.mt

 

The Ministry for Justice
Office of the Prime Minister
Auberge de Castille
Valletta VLT 2000
Malta
 

 Cybercrime Unit
Malta Police
Police General Headquarters
Floriana
Malta
 

Moldova

Office of the Prosecutor General in the phase of penal prosecution: 26, Banulescu - Bodoni str., MD-2012 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

Ministry of Justice in the judiciary phase or the execution of punishment: 82, 31 August 1989 str., MD-2012 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

Office of the Prosecutor General in the phase of penal prosecution: 26, Banulescu - Bodoni str., MD-2012 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

Ministry of Justice in the judiciary phase or the execution of punishment: 82, 31 August 1989 str., MD-2012 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

 

Direction of Prevention and Combating of Cybernetic, Information and Transnational Offences of the Ministry of Internal Affairs: 14, Bucuriei str., MD-2004 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

Montenegro

Ministry of Justice of Montenegro, address: Vuka Karadžica 3, 81 000 Podgorica

Ministry of Justice of Montenegro, address: Vuka Karadžica 3, 81 000 Podgorica

 

For provisional arrest in the absence of an agreement:

NCB Interpol in Podgorica, address: Bulevar Svetog Petra Cetinjskog 22, 81 000

 

Inspector for fighting cybercrime

Police Directorate of Montenegro

 

Netherlands

Landelijk Parket van het openbaar ministerie
(National office of the public prosecution service)
Postbus 395
3000 AJ ROTTERDAM
 

The Ministry of Justice
Office of International Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters
PO BOX 20301
2500 EH THE HAGUE
 

Landelijk Parket van het openbaar ministerie
(National office of the public prosecution service)
Postbus 395
3000 AJ ROTTERDAM

 

Norway

The National Criminal Investigation Service (KRIPOS)

Royal Ministry of Justice and the Police, P.O. Box 8005, N-0030 OSLO

High Tech Crime Division

National Criminal Investigation Service (KRIPOS)

 

Portugal

Procuradoria-Geral da República

(Rua da Escola Politécnica, 140 – 1269-269 Lisboa, Portugal

Procuradoria-Geral da República

(Rua da Escola Politécnica, 140 – 1269-269 Lisboa, Portugal)
 

Judiciary Police
(Policia Judiciária)
Rua Gomes Freire, 174
1169-007 Lisboa
Portugal
 

Romania

The Prosecutor's Office to the High Court of Cassation and Justice for pre-trial investigations (address: Blvd. Libertatii nr. 12-14, sector 5, Bucuresti)

The Ministry of Justice for the requests during the trial or execution of punishment
 

Ministry of Justice (address: Str. Apollodor nr. 17, sector 5, Bucuresti)

Service of Combating Cybercrime within the Section for Combating Organised Crime and Drugs Trafficking to the High Court of Cassation and Justice (address: Blvd. Libertatii nr. 12-14, sector 5, Bucuresti).

 

Serbia

District Attorney for High-Tech Crime of the Republic of Serbia
Savska 17A
11000 Beograd


Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia
Directorate of Crime Police
Department for the fight against organized crime
Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 2
11070 Novi Beograd

 

District Attorney for High-Tech Crime of the Republic of Serbia
Savska 17A
11000 Beograd
 

Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia
Directorate of Crime Police
Department for the fight against organized crime
Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 2
11070 Novi Beograd

 

District Attorney for High-Tech Crime of the Republic of Serbia
Savska 17A
11000 Beograd
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Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia
Directorate of Crime Police
Department for the fight against organized crime
Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 2
11070 Novi Beograd
 

Slovakia

Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic (Zupné námestie 13, 81311 Bratislava) and the General Prosecutor's Office (Stúrova 2, 81285 Bratislava)

Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic (Zupné námestie 13, 81311 Bratislava) for extradition


Competent prosecutor of the Regional Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Justice for receiving requests for provisional arrests


Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic and the court competent for issuing an international arrest warrant


 

National Central Bureau Interpol Vajnorská 25812 72 BratislavaSlovakia

Slovenia

Ministry of Justice
Zupanciceva 3
SI - 1000 Ljubljana

Ministry of Foreign Affairs for extradition:
Presernova 25
SI - 1000 Ljubljana


Ministry of the Interior, Criminal Investigation Police Directorate, International Police Cooperation Section for requests for provisional arrests:
Ministry of the Interior
Criminal Investigation Police Directorate
International Police Cooperation Section
 

 

Cyber Investigation Unit

Criminal Police Directorate
 

Spain Sub-Directorate General for International Legal Cooperation of the Ministry of Justice Sub-Directorate General for International Legal Cooperation of the Ministry of Justice

High Technological Investigation Unit of the National Police

 

Switzerland

Federal Office of Justice, the Federal Department of Justice and Police, 3003 Berne

Federal Office of Justice, the Federal Department of Justice and Police, 3003 Berne

 

Operations Centre FEDPO

Federal Office of Justice

 

"The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

 

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice

Basic Public Prosecutor‘s Office Skopje

 

Alternative: Cybercrime Unit, Ministry of Interior

 

Ukraine

Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (concerning courts' commission) and the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (concerning commissions of bodies of prejudicial inquiry)

Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (concerning court's inquiries) and the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (concerning inquiries of bodies of prejudicial inquiry)

 

Division for Combating Cybercrime, Ministry of Internal Affairs

 

 

United Kingdom

For matters related to England, Wales, and Northern Ireland:

UK Central Authority
Home Office
5th Floor Peel building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF

For matters related to Scotland:

International Co-operation Unit
Argyle House
C Floor
3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9DR
 

For matters related to indirect taxation:

Law Enforcement & International Advisory Division
HM Revenue and Customs – Solicitor’s Office
Room 2/74
100 Parliament Street
London
SW1A 2BQ
 

Home Office
Judicial Co-operation Unit
5th Floor, Fry building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF
 

Scottish Government (when the person is believed to be in Scotland)
Criminal Procedure Division
St. Andrew’s House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG
 

Cyber Duty Officer

SOCA Cyber

 

USA

Office of International Affairs, United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Washington, D.C., 20530

 

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS)
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
 


Contact

Alexander Seger

Data Protection and Cybercrime Division

Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France
Tel +33-3-9021-4506
Fax +33-3-9021-5650  
Email: alexander.seger@coe.int 

www.coe.int/cybercrime