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Extradition

The AGC is Singapore’s Central Authority for Extradition Matters. AGC officers of the International Affairs Division handle and process all requests for Extradition in accordance with the provisions of the Extradition Act (the Act) and any applicable Extradition Treaty.

Requests for extradition

Singapore can extradite fugitives to declared Commonwealth countries as well as countries with which Singapore has an Extradition Treaty in force, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the applicable Extradition Treaty.

Transmission of requests

Completed requests may be sent by the Central Authority of the country making the request to the following address:

Director-General
International Affairs Division
The Attorney-General’s Chambers
1 Upper Pickering Street
Singapore 058288
REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

In cases of urgent requests, a copy of the request may also be sent by fax to +65 6702 0513 or by email to [email protected]. However, a hard copy of the request is still required to be sent over.

Countries with which Singapore has an Extradition Treaty should also comply with any relevant provisions of the Treaty with regard to the transmission of requests.

Queries in relation to extradition

Representatives of foreign Central Authorities may also direct queries regarding extradition requests to the correspondence address and fax number above, or by email to [email protected].

Last updated / reviewed on 20 Feb 2017