Finding our missing children
Prepare your child before they travel
For information on travel advice and the documents needed for your children before travelling, consult Travel with minors.
Report a missing child
Our border services officers recover missing, abducted, trafficked and exploited children at Canada’s:
- international airports
- marine ports
- land border crossings
If you suspect a child needs help, call 9-1-1 immediately.
National partnership to help missing children
The CBSA partners with the following organizations in the Our Missing Children program:
- Global Affairs Canada
- Department of Justice
In addition to our frontline work at the border, we work in partnership in Canada and abroad to:
- repatriate Canadian nationals
- assist law enforcement agencies with missing children cases
For more information, visit Our Missing Children.
For more information about the CBSA’s role, contact