National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (NPA)

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X752, Pretoria, 0001
Physical VGM Building, 123 Westlake Avenue (Cnr Hartley Street), Weavind Park, Silverton, Pretoria, 0184
Tel 012 845 6000


The mission of the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (NPA), guided by the Constitution, is to ensure justice for the victims of crime by prosecuting without fear, favour and prejudice and, by working with their partners and the public, to solve and prevent crime.

The National Prosecuting Authority has the power to: institute and conduct criminal proceedings on behalf of the state; carry out any necessary functions incidental to instituting and conducting such criminal proceedings; and discontinue criminal proceedings.

Overseeing Department/Entity

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