List of intelligence agencies

This is a list of intelligence agencies by country. It includes only currently operational institutions.

An intelligence agency is a government agency responsible for the collection, analysis, and exploitation of information in support of law enforcement, national security, military, and foreign policy objectives.[1]


AlbaniaEdit

  • State Intelligence Service (SHISH) – Sherbimi Informativ Shteteror
  • Intelligence agency of Defense (AISM) – Agjencia e inteligjences se mbrojtjes

AlgeriaEdit

  • Coordination des services de sécurité (CSS)
  • General Directorate for Internal Security (DGSI)
  • General Directorate for Documentation and External Security (DGDSE)
  • General Directorate for Technical Intelligence (DGRT)

ArgentinaEdit

ArmeniaEdit

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

AzerbaijanEdit

BahamasEdit

BahrainEdit

BangladeshEdit

BarbadosEdit

BelarusEdit

BelgiumEdit

  • VSSE (State Security Service)
  • ADIV / SGRS (ADIV/SGRS) (General Intelligence and Security Service, military intelligence)
  • OCAD / OCAM (Coordination Unit for the Threat Assessment)

Bosnia and HerzegovinaEdit

BotswanaEdit

BrazilEdit

BruneiEdit

BulgariaEdit

  • Държавна агенция „Разузнаване“ (DAR) (State Intelligence Agency) – overseas intelligence gathering service under the supervision of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria
  • Държавна агенция за национална сигурност State Agency for National Security (DANS) – national security service under the supervision of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria
  • Служба "Военна информация" (CVI) (Military Intelligence Service) – under Ministry of Defence supervision

BurundiEdit

CambodiaEdit

CanadaEdit

ChileEdit

China (PRC)Edit

Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCCPC)

People's Liberation Army (PLA)

State Council of the People's Republic of China

Hong Kong SAREdit

Macau SAREdit

ColombiaEdit

Congo (DRC)Edit

Congo (Republic of)Edit

  • Direction Générale de la Sécurité d'État (DGSE)

Costa RicaEdit

CroatiaEdit

CubaEdit

Communist Party of Cuba (PCC)

  • Departmento America (DA)

Ministry of the FAR (MINFAR)

Ministry of the Interior

CyprusEdit

  • Cyprus Intelligence Service (CIS) (Κυπριακή Υπηρεσία Πληροφοριών)(ΚΥΠ), (former Central Intelligence Service-KYP)

Czech RepublicEdit

DenmarkEdit

DjiboutiEdit

Dominican RepublicEdit

EcuadorEdit

EgyptEdit

EritreaEdit

EstoniaEdit

EthiopiaEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

GambiaEdit

State Intelligence Services (the Gambia) (SIS)

GeorgiaEdit

GermanyEdit

FederalEdit

StateEdit

  • Landesministerium des Innern: State Ministry of the Interior (different denominations from state to state)

GhanaEdit

GreeceEdit

HaitiEdit

HungaryEdit

IcelandEdit

IndiaEdit

IndonesiaEdit

IranEdit

General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran:

Islamic Republic of Iran Army:

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps:

Law Enforcement Force of the Islamic Republic of Iran:

Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics:

IraqEdit

Kurdistan Region

IrelandEdit

Foreign & Domestic Military Intelligence (Defence Forces)

Domestic Police Intelligence (Garda Síochána)

IsraelEdit

  • Mossad (Foreign Intelligence and Special Operations)
  • Shin Bet (Internal Security Service)
  • Aman (Military intelligence)
  • Lahav 433 (Police intelligence)

ItalyEdit

  • Dipartimento delle Informazioni per la Sicurezza (DIS): "Department of Information for Security"
  • Internal Intelligence
  • External Intelligence
  • Military Intelligence
    • 2nd Information and Security Unit (II RIS) : "II Reparto Informazioni e Sicurezza" (military intelligence and security command of the Joint General Staff)
      • Reparto per le Informazioni Operative (RIO): "Operational Informations Unit" (information gathering branch).
        • Centro Intelligence Interforze (CII): "Joint Intelligence Center"
        • Centro Interforze di Formazione Intelligence e Guerra Elettronica (CIFI/GE): "Joint Intelligenge and Electronic Warfare Training Center"
      • Reparto per la Sicurezza e le Addettanze Militari: "Security and Military Attaches Unit" (information security and counterintelligence branch).
        • Ufficio Addettanze Militari all'Estero: Military Attaches Abroad Office (military diplomatic intelligence).
        • Ufficio Sicurezza Difesa: "Defense Security Office" (military counterintelligence).
      • Ufficio di Polizia Militare: "Military Police Office" (military information structures security).
        • Centro di Valutazione della Difesa (Ce.Va.Difesa): "Defense Evaluation Center" (military software and systems security evaluation).
      • Reparto per la Politica informativa ed il Telerilevamento Satellitare: "Information Policies and Satellite Remote Sensing Unit" (technical intelligence branch).
        • Centro Interforze Telerilevamento Satellitare (CITS): "Joint Satellite Remote Sensing Center".
        • Ufficio Politica Informativa e Guerra Elettronica: "Information Policies and Electronic Warfare Office".
    • Raggruppamento Unità Difesa (RUD): "Defense Units Group" (high-level security and operations branch).

JamaicaEdit

JapanEdit

JordanEdit

KazakhstanEdit

KenyaEdit

Korea, North (DPRK)Edit

Korea, South (ROK)Edit

Independent agencies

Korean National Police (KNP)

  • Intelligence Bureau

Ministry of National Defense (MND)

Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT)

KuwaitEdit

  • The Ministry of Interior (وزارة الداخلية),
    • Domestic Undercover Police (المباحث الجنائية)
    • Kuwait National Security Bureau (جهاز الأمن الوطني)
  • The Ministry of Defense (وزارة الدفاع),
    • Military Intelligence Agency ( الاستخبارات العسكرية )
  • The National Guard (الحرس الوطني),
    • National Guard Intelligence Agency (وكالة استخبارات الحرس الوطني)

KyrgyzstanEdit

LatviaEdit

LebanonEdit

LiberiaEdit

LithuaniaEdit

LuxembourgEdit

  • Service de Renseignement de l'État Luxembourgeois / Lëtzebuerger Staatlëchen Noriichtendéngscht (SREL, Luxembourg State Intelligence Service, i.e. the Homeland Intelligence Service)
  • Haut Commissariat de la Sécurité Extérieure / Héichkommissariat fir auswäerteg Sëcherheet (HCSE, High Commission for External Security, i.e. the Foreign Intelligence Service)
  • Service de Renseignement de l'Armée Luxembourgeoise / Noriichtendéngscht vun der Lëtzebuerger Arméi (SRAL, Luxembourgish Army Intelligence Service, i.e. the Military Intelligence Service)

MadagascarEdit

  • Central Intelligence Service (CIS)[11]

MalawiEdit

In the Presidents Office

MalaysiaEdit

MaldivesEdit

MexicoEdit

MoldovaEdit

MongoliaEdit

MontenegroEdit

MoroccoEdit

MozambiqueEdit

  • Servico de Informaçãos e Segurança do Estado (SISE)

MyanmarEdit

NepalEdit

NetherlandsEdit

New ZealandEdit

NicaraguaEdit

  • Dirección de Información para la Defensa (DID) (Directorate of Information for Defense)

NigeriaEdit

North MacedoniaEdit

NorwayEdit

OmanEdit

PakistanEdit

PanamaEdit

Papua New GuineaEdit

  • National Intelligence Organization (NIO)
  • Royal PNG Constabulary - National Criminal Intelligence Unit (NCIU), Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)
  • PNG Customs Service - Customs Intelligence
  • Department of Prime Minister - Office of Security Coordination & Assessment (OSCA)
  • PNG Defense Force - Defense Intelligence Bureau (DIB)
  • Bank of PNG - Financial Analysis & Supervision Unit (FASU)

ParaguayEdit

  • Secretaría Nacional de Inteligencia (SNI) (National Intelligence Secretariat)

PeruEdit

PhilippinesEdit

PolandEdit

Other military units involved in:

PortugalEdit

QatarEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

Saudi ArabiaEdit

  • Council of Political and Security Affairs (CPSA) - مجلس الشؤون السياسية والأمنية
  • General Intelligence Presidency (GIP) – رئاسة الاستخبارات العامة
  • Presidency of State Security (PSS) – رئاسة أمن الدولة
    • Mabahith (GDI) – المباحث العامة
  • Saudi Arabia Ministry of Defense (MOD) - وزارة الدفاع
    • The Armed Forces Intelligence and Security Commission - هيئة استخبارات وأمن القوات المسلحة
      • The Land Forces Intelligence and Security Commission - هيئة استخبارات وأمن القوات البرية
      • The Naval Forces Intelligence and Security Commission - هيئة استخبارات وأمن القوات البحرية
      • The Air Forces Intelligence and Security Commission - هيئة استخبارات وأمن القوات الجوية
      • The Air Defense Forces Intelligence and Security Commission - هيئة استخبارات وأمن قوات الدفاع الجوي
      • The Strategic Missile Force Intelligence and Security Commission - هيئة استخبارات وأمن قوة الصواريخ الاستراتيجية
  • Saudi Arabia Ministry of Interior (MOI) - وزارة الداخلية
    • Saudi Arabia Border Guards Intelligence Directorate - استخبارات حرس الحدود
    • General Directorate of Public Security (GPS) - مديرية الأمن العام
    • General Administration of Financial Investigations (GAFI) - الادارة العامة للتحريات المالية
  • Saudi Arabia National Guard (SANG) - الحرس الوطني السعودي
    • National Guard Intelligence Commission - هيئة الاستخبارات بالحرس الوطني
  • Saudi Royal Guard (SRG) - رئاسة الحرس الملكي
    • Saudi Royal Guard Intelligence Commission - هيئة استخبارات الحرس الملكي السعودي
  • The National Cyber Security Commission[19] (NCSC) - الهيئة الوطنية للأمن السيبراني
  • Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) - مؤسسة النقد العربي السعودي
    • Anti-Money Laundering Committee (AMLC) - اللجنة الدائمة لمكافحة غسل الاموال

SerbiaEdit

  • National
    • National Security Council and Classified Information Protection Office – Канцеларија Савета за националну безбедност и заштиту тајних података

SingaporeEdit

SlovakiaEdit

SloveniaEdit

SomaliaEdit

SomalilandEdit

South AfricaEdit

SpainEdit

Sri LankaEdit

Central Intelligence Directorate

SudanEdit

SwedenEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

SyriaEdit

Taiwan (ROC)Edit

TajikistanEdit

  • State Committee for National Security (SCNS) – Кумитаи давлатии амнияти милли (КДАМ)/Государственный комитет национальной безопасности (ГКНБ)

TanzaniaEdit

ThailandEdit

TurkeyEdit

  • President of Turkey
    • National Intelligence Organization (MİT) (semi-dependent (main), foreign intelligence, counter espionage and special operations)
      • Security İnvestigation Directorate
      • Counter-Intelligence Directorate
      • External Operations Directorate
      • Security Intelligence Directorate
      • Electronic and Technical Intelligence Directorate
      • Signals Intelligence Directorate
  • Ministry of National Defense
    • Joint Chief of Staff Intelligence Bureau (GENKUR-İDB) (semi-dependent, military intelligence and special operations)
    • Army Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence)
    • Navy Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence)
    • Air Force Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence)
  • Ministry of the Interior
    • Coast Guard Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence)
    • Gendarmerie Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence
    • Police Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, law enforcement)
  • Offices of the Other Ministries

TurkmenistanEdit

UkraineEdit

United Arab EmiratesEdit

United KingdomEdit

Criminal Intelligence and Protected Persons

  • National Crime Agency (NCA)[22] – Organised crime intelligence gathering and analysis. In addition to having intelligence and surveillance powers, officers from the National Crime Agency can hold any or all three of the powers of a (armed) police officer, immigration officer and/or customs officer.[23] The Agency and its officers have special powers including acting as an enforcement authority for Unexplained wealth orders and access of internet records through the Investigatory Powers Act 2016.[24] National Crime Agency officers are posted overseas in around 50 countries.[25] They operate the UK Protected Persons Service, which includes witness protection.[26]

Domestic intelligence

Foreign intelligence

Signals intelligence

United StatesEdit

UruguayEdit

UzbekistanEdit

  • Davlat Xavfsizlik Xizmati, Служба государственной безопасности (СГБ) (State Security Service)

VenezuelaEdit

VietnamEdit

ZambiaEdit

ZimbabweEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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