Welcome to the Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces
The Ombudsman provides independent and impartial oversight of the Service complaints system for members of the UK Armed Forces
Post and documents
Employees at the SCOAF are working remotely and do not have access to the office building. Please do not send correspondence by post. If possible, please attach and scan all relevant documentation and send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ombudsman publishes fourth Annual Report
The 2019 Annual Report for the Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed Forces was laid in Parliament. This is the Ombudsman’s fourth report to cover the work of her office and the reformed Service complaints process – read the press release.
Timeline for applications
Please note that due to staff shortages there may be a delay in handling your investigation. You will be given further information about this when you make your application, including a revised timeline for the allocation of an investigator and subsequent completion of any investigation. We sincerely apologise for this and are working to fill our current vacancies as quickly as possible. Click the button below to read the latest update on the backlog.
Our twitter feed
SCOAF is now open after the Easter break. We hope you had a lovely weekend. If you need to speak to our Enquiries… https://t.co/xkdCk9FYfM