Guide to complaints
You can submit a complaint to the European Ombudsman online, by post or by fax.
Submit your complaint online
Online complaints can be submitted in two easy steps:
|1||Check the criteria||Go through our checklist for making a complaint and make sure that the European Ombudsman can investigate your complaint|
|2||Create an account||Creating an account will allow you to submit a complaint, to continue drafting a complaint you have not already submitted or to check the status of your complaint|
|Login or register|
Make a complaint by letter
A complaint can be made by writing a letter to the European Ombudsman
If you write a letter to the European Ombudsman, please include:
- Information about your complaint, including information about the EU institution that you are complaining against
- Copies of relevant correspondence
Download the PDF version of the complaint formComplaint form (PDF 48.61 KB)
Please note that there are some complaints we cannot deal with.
We advise you to go through the Checklist for making a complaint section before sending your complaint.
Post the completed form to the European Ombudsman
1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman
F-67001 Strasbourg Cedex