Finding our missing children

Our Missing Children Program Video

Watch the video

Testimonial of Edward Adamo, Border Services Officer

Watch the video

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:

  • RCMP
  • 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.

Contact us

For more information about the CBSA’s role, contact

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