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Lost or Stolen Passports

See information on actions you should take if your passport has been lost or stolen.

Also see information on replacing a lost or stolen passport from the Passport Service.


A passport is a valuable document. Its loss, theft or damage is a serious matter. An explanation of the circumstances of its loss, theft or damage should be given.

Loss or theft of a passport should be reported to the local police and a record of the loss obtained.