List of intelligence agencies

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


Agencies by region

Afghanistan Afghanistan

Albania Albania

  • State Intelligence Service (SHISH) – Sherbimi Informativ Shteteror
  • Military Intelligence Service (SHIU) – Shërbimi Informativ Ushtarak

Algeria Algeria

Argentina Argentina

Armenia Armenia

Australia Australia

Austria Austria

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

  • State Security Service (Dövlət Təhlükəsizlik Xidməti)
  • Foreign Intelligence Service (Xarici Kəşfiyyat Xidməti)

The Bahamas Bahamas

Bangladesh Bangladesh

Barbados Barbados

Belarus Belarus

Belgium Belgium

  • 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 Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana Botswana

Brazil Brazil

Brunei Brunei

Bulgaria Bulgaria

  • Държавна агенция „Разузнаване“ (DAR) (State Intelligence Agency) – oversees 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 (the central government)
  • Служба "Военна информация" (CVI) (Military Intelligence Service) – under Ministry of Defence supervision

Myanmar Burma

Canada Canada

Chile Chile

China People's Republic of China

Colombia Colombia

Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Costa Rica Costa Rica

Croatia Croatia

Cuba Cuba

Cyprus Cyprus

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

Czech Republic Czech Republic

Denmark Denmark

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Egypt Egypt

Estonia Estonia

Ethiopia Ethiopia

  • Information Network Security Agency (INSA)
  • Ethiopian National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS)

Fiji Fiji

Finland Finland

France France

The Gambia Gambia

Georgia (country) Georgia

Germany Germany



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

Ghana Ghana

Greece Greece

Haiti Haiti

Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR

Hungary Hungary

Iceland Iceland

India India

Wildlife Crime Control Bureau

Indonesia Indonesia

Iran Iran

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:

Iraq Iraq

Kurdistan Region

Republic of Ireland Ireland

Foreign & Domestic Military Intelligence (Defence Forces)

Domestic Police Intelligence (Garda Síochána)

Israel Israel

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

Italy Italy

Jamaica Jamaica

Japan Japan

Jordan Jordan

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Kenya Kenya

South Korea Republic of Korea

Kuwait Kuwait

  • State Security Agency (مباحث امن الدولة)
  • Domestic Undercover Police (المباحث)
  • Military intelligence ( الاستخبارات العسكرية )

Latvia Latvia

Lebanon Lebanon

Ministry of Interior and Municipalities General Security Directorate (Lebanon)
Department of Information
Ministry of Defence Army Intelligence Directorate
Lebanese Supreme Council of Defense Lebanese State Security Directorate (Joint Intelligence Analysis)

Liberia Liberia

Lithuania Lithuania

Luxembourg Luxembourg

  • 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)

Macau Macau SAR

Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia

Malawi Malawi

In the Presidents Office

Malaysia Malaysia

Maldives Maldives

Mexico Mexico

Moldova Moldova

Mongolia Mongolia

Montenegro Montenegro

Morocco Morocco

  • Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire (DST) (Directorate of Territorial Surveillance)
  • Direction Generale pour l'Etude et la Documentation (DGED) (Directorate of Research and Documentation)
  • Bureau Central d'Investigations Judiciaires (BCIJ) (Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations)

Nepal Nepal

Netherlands Netherlands

New Zealand New Zealand

Nicaragua Nicaragua

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

Nigeria Nigeria

North Korea North Korea

Norway Norway

Pakistan Pakistan

State of Palestine State of Palestine

Panama Panama

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Peru Peru

Philippines Philippines

Poland Poland

Portugal Portugal

Qatar Qatar

Romania Romania

Special Telecommunication Service, abbreviated STS

Serviciul de Protecţie şi Pază, abbreviated SPP

(DGIA) – Direcția Generală de Informații a Apărării

Russia Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Serbia Serbia

Singapore Singapore

Slovakia Slovakia

Slovenia Slovenia

Somalia Somalia

South Africa South Africa

Spain Spain

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sudan Sudan

Sweden Sweden

Switzerland Switzerland

Syria Syria

Taiwan Taiwan (Republic of China)

Tajikistan Tajikistan

  • Кумитаи давлатии амнияти милли (КДАМ), in Russian: Государственный комитет национальной безопасности (ГКНБ), in English: State Committee on National Security (SCNS)

Tanzania Tanzania

Thailand Thailand

Turkey Turkey

  • National Security Council (MGK) (umbrella organization)
    • Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat
      • National Intelligence Organization (MİT) (semi-dependent (main), foreign intelligence, counter espionage and special operations)
        • Strategic Analysis Directorate
        • Counter-Intelligence Directorate
        • External Operations Directorate
        • Security Intelligence Directorate
        • Electronic and Technical Intelligence Directorate
        • Signals Intelligence Directorate (SİB)
      • Undersecretariat of Public Order and Security (KDGM) (semi-dependent, internal security service)
    • 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)
      • Coast Guard Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, military intelligence)
      • Gendarmerie Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism Bureau (unofficially, as JİTEM) (semi-dependent, military law enforcement) (2005–present, officially, as JİT (Gendarmerie Intelligence Organization))
    • Police Intelligence Bureau (semi-dependent, law enforcement)
    • Offices of the Other Ministries
      • Ministry of Finance, Financial Crimes Investigation Unit (MASAK) (semi-dependent, financial monitoring)
      • Ministry of Customs, Customs Enforcement (Gümrük Muhafaza) (dependent, customs protection)
      • Ministry of Forestry, Forest Conservation (Orman Muhafaza) (dependent, environmental protection)

Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

Ukraine Ukraine

United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Domestic intelligence
Foreign intelligence
Signals intelligence
Joint intelligence

United States United States

Uruguay Uruguay

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

  • Milliy Xavfsizlik Xizmati, Служба национальной безопасности (СНБ) (National Security Service)

Venezuela Venezuela

Vietnam Vietnam

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

See also


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External links

  • World Intelligence and Security Agencies, FAS
  • Map: security services, Europe and the world
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