The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

We’re here for you during the coronavirus pandemic. Where possible, we ask that you contact us online and do not correspond by post. You can also call us on 0303 123 1113.

Head office

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate)

Fax: 01625 524 510
Directions to our head office

ICO regional offices


Information Commissioner's Office
45 Melville Street

Tel: 0303 123 1115
Email: [email protected]
Map and directions              

More about our Scotland office


Information Commissioner's Office
2nd floor
Churchill House
Churchill way
CF10 2HH

Please phone 0330 414 6421 to talk to the team.
Email: [email protected]              
Map and directions

More about our Wales office

Northern Ireland

Information Commissioner's Office
3rd Floor
14 Cromac Place

Tel: 028 9027 8757 or 0303 123 1114
Email: [email protected]
Map and directions

More about our Northern Ireland office

If you are contacting us, please be aware of the following:

  1. Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
    As we are a public authority all the written material we hold, including any correspondence you send to us, may be considered for release following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 unless the information is exempt.
  2. Security and emails
    We use Transport Layer Security (TLS) to encrypt and protect email traffic. If your mail server does not support TLS, you should be aware that any emails you send to us may not be protected in transit. Please ensure your combined email attachments do not exceed 10 MB in a single email. You may send attachments over multiple emails, but please indicate this in the subject line.

For information about what we do with personal data see our privacy notice.