Questions tagged [lost-documents]

Identity documents, passports, permits, or any other paperwork that was lost either before or while travelling.

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Travelling soon and lost UK passport. What can I do?

UPDATE: Praise your choice of deity, I found it! UPDATE AGAIN: Due to a number of people wanting to know where it was found - I sold my car a couple of months ago and had a bag of stuff I'd removed ...
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Lost Indian passport (cancelled one); I have a green card

I am an Indian citizen and permanent resident of the United States. I had two passports since my last name changed because of marriage, now I have lost my old passport but I do have my new passport ...
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Lost my passport and need to travel within the EU

I lost my passport and need to travel from the Netherlands to France. I requested a new passport but it is not here yet. I do have my valid USA visa on my expired passport, would that be ok to travel ...
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Lost all my ID documents and money. How to fly home from Spain to Slovakia?

I live in Slovakia and went to Spain for few months, where I lost my wallet with all the documents inside. I got here with RyanAir and would like to go back soon. I only have police report for losing ...
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What can I do if I lose my Yellow Card?

Also known as International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, The Carte Jaune or Yellow Card is an international certificate of vaccination (ICV). It is issued by the World Health ...
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How does an airline/ground handling company send a notification to Russian authorities?

The concerned person, a dual Swedish-Russian citizen, intends to fly PRN-BUD-LED with Wizz. Regarding her Russian citizenship, the only document she has is an internal passport, as she had her ...
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Lost Schengen visa. Is it possible to travel within the Schengen area with police documents and the receipt of Permesso di soggiorno from Italy? [duplicate]

My bag was stolen in Milan and I lost my passport and the Schengen visa. I filed a police complaint and got a new passport from the embassy. I also applied for the Permesso di soggiorno and I have the ...
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Storage of important documents in Mexico [duplicate]

I'm going to Mexico soon on a solo trip and I want to explore the country as much as I can. One concern for me is my residence permit. I need it to come back to France (where I actually live). If I ...
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Temporary loss of passport (EU citizen in other EU country)

I have temporarily lost my Dutch passport. I'm on a round trip from the UK to Germany. I have confirmed my passport has been found and it's safe with Lost Property at Bruxelles-Midi station, where I ...
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Lost passport replacement visa application documents [closed]

As you had explained to someone in an earlier post, I had submitted the required documents as listed in the thread (I was specifically asked for my lost passport photos, police report, etc.). I ...
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What to do for J1 visa in case of passport theft?

Recently my girlfriend's Indian passport got stolen. It contained a very important J1 US visa. We are slightly panicky since the application took three months to process and the travel day is 20th Jan ...
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Do I need my Tourist Card in Chile for domestic flights?

I'm in Chile for another two weeks, but I lost my tourist card (PDI). This shouldn't be much of a problem because I can get a new one at the international police office. However, tomorrow I have a ...
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I lost my passport. Can I use my ID or my driver's licence to fly from USA to Mexico?

I was checking everything because tomorrow I have to fly to Mexico at 2:00 PM and I have to be at the airport by 11:00 AM, but I didn't find my passport. Can I use my ID or my licence? I'm an American ...
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Hubby lost his (UK) passport in Germany yesterday and we are due to fly to the USA on Tuesday. Can he get a visa to go with his ETD?

My husband lost his passport in Germany yesterday (Thursday) he will be issued his Emergency Travel document from the UK embassy in Munich on Monday. Can anyone advise if he can get a visa to enter ...
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Can I use a visa in my old passport that was previously reported as stolen? [duplicate]

This is my issue: I was robbed and my passport was stolen with my ATM cards. I went to the nearest police station to make a police report and an affidavit as I was advised to get a new passport before ...
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In case of a lost passport, when getting a new one do you have to inform your country about all the visas you had on the lost passport?

Let's say you are an international student from India studying in the USA and you lost your passport. You had Chinese, Russian, German, and of course, the US student visa on the lost passport. You ...
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Can a French citizen fly from France to the USA with a green card, but no passport?

I live in the US where I have a green card. I am in France (of which I am a citizen) and I lost my passport. Can I just use my green card to fly back to the US?
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Older passport lost [closed]

I have lost my older passport. Which countries might ask me for my older passport??? Is it will be OK if I show them a copy of police report??? Thank you in advance.
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Lost and found my indian passport with US Visa

I had lost my Indian passport with a US visa and later filed an FIR and got a new indian passport but before reporting to the US embassy i found my lost passport, can I travel with both my passports ...
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Misplaced a copy of I-94 [duplicate]

I misplaced a print of my I-94 form which contains my passport number, date of birth and legal name. What harm, if any can be done using this information? I am primarily worried about the passport ...
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How can I obtain a lost copy of a UK Visa Refusal Letter from UKBA or concerned authority?

I am a Citizen from Nepal. I applied for a UK student visa [Tier 4 (General) Student] in November 2009 got refused on grounds of poor documentation. I have lost the hard copy of my visa refusal letter ...
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Lost and damaged passport [duplicate]

I currently have a visa on my lost passport to Dubai. I want to get a new one but the numbers will not be the same though I was told that the new one will have a reflection of the old one in it. Would ...
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Procedure for reporting lost passport in Kenya

One of my friends (one Irish and one British) are on holidays abroad in Kenya and one passport fell into an open drain while getting out of a car. Long story-short, they are now left without travel ...
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Can I re-enter the US if I lost my passport that has my visa?

I'm from Vietnam and am not a US citizen. I returned to Vietnam for a visit, but I I lost my passport that has my US visa sticker in it. I still have my Green Card. Can I go back to the US with just ...
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Can I use my South African passport that was previously lost

I sent my passport in to the DVLA in the UK in January and they lost it somehow, so I only got it back six months later. One week before I got my passport back I applied for a new one at the ...
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Can I travel to Austria on a new visa-free passport if I lost the passport that contained a long-term Austrian visa?

I am a US student who will be studying abroad in Austria and leaving in August. I applied for my visa and it was mailed but FedEx never delivered the package and claims it has no clue where it is. I ...
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Can I leave and return to Spain without having my residence card with me?

I'm an Argentinian immigrant living in Spain. I have lost my residence card/TIE. I already started the process to get a new card but, in the meantime, can I leave the country (and return)? I still ...
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How can I replace Italian Residence Permit Card?

I am a Ghanaian, currently in India for study, but have lost my Italian residence permit card. I asked a friend what to do, and was told to report the loss to the police with a photocopy of the permit,...
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What are my chances of being granted an emergency travel document to the UK?

I'm a British national, born in Britain. I have two passports: British and Ghanaian. I am planning to travel to go to a relative's funeral and start a course in university. I recently lost my British ...
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Vehicle customs, lost passport

My truck and I are US citizens. The truck permit for 6 months in Mexico cost $485. I must be at the border by 6/6 and I'm 8 hours away. The problem is I can't find my passport! What will happen? Can I ...
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I lost Indian passport with US multi-entry visa valid until April 2021 [closed]

I got this passport at the Bengaluru passport office and American visa at Mount Road in Chennai. There is no scanned copy available. I do not remember even the number, but I travelled twice to the ...
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Lost passport with US visa (Non Immigrant) in USA , can I get my US Visa replaced in USA?

I came here 2 months ago to visit my children in USA and last month I lost my passport with valid 5 years multiple entry visa. My visa was still valid for another 2 years which I have already lost. In ...
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can I use a emergency travel document to transit through America to the UK?

I am a UK citizen living in Arizona but I lost my passport. I have a flight from LA to London but need to get to LA and was hoping on getting a flight there, am I able to do this by using a Emergency ...
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Travel insurance cover for lost or stolen passport? [closed]

I am indian citizen. I applied for travel insurance cover (180 days) when i was about to visit schengen countries. Last week my handbag was stolen in Spain, with that passport, residence permit all ...
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I'm replacing my lost UK Passport replacement in US

I have dual US and UK citizenship and I lost my UK Passport and need to replace it. How do I get my new UK Passport? I currently stay in the US.
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What will happen if a German citizen, Swiss resident, cannot present ID when entering Switzerland from Italy?

A German citizen, resident in Switzerland, got robbed of his wallet in Venice today, which contained his ID card. Tomorrow, at 19:20, he's taking the Thello night train to Paris, which runs non-stop ...
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How can my friend who lost her French residence permit card before exiting the Schengen Area return to France?

My friend got stuck in Morocco and is not allowed to come back France as she lost her residence permit card. She has a long stay visa and residence permit card (carte de séjour, type: student) in ...
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My friend lost her HKSAR passport, how can she return to HK from Chile, via the US or transiting elsewhere?

We are in an urgent situation. My friend is visiting Santiago, Chile, but she lost her HKSAR passport; she will get a temporary document from the China Embassy at Chile (probably a Chinese citizen ...
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Lost passport with US visa, reported lost passport but not the visa, later found passport

I lost my passport and reported it to the police. It had a US visa in it. I neglected to report the lost visa to the embassy. I replaced the passport and later found the old passport with the visa on ...
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Returning US Citizen lost passport in Canada

Three of us entered Canada yesterday for a 5 night stay, and obviously showed passports to Canadian immigration. One of the three (not me!) lost their passport on day 2 (Wednesday). Do we need to ...
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Flying Ryanair from Germany, how do I check in for a flight if my passport was stolen?

I went to Germany for a one week holiday and unfortunately my wallet with my passport inside was stolen in Berlin. I went to my embassy and they provided me with an emergency travel document so I can ...
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What if passport is lost and home country has no diplomatic presence?

I come from a relatively small country and like to vacation in small countries where my home country has no consulate. I am just curious, hypothetically, what would be a course of action if my ...
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Lost my old passport for Schengen visa application

I am a British resident and applying for Schengen visa to France. I am preparing my documents for application and as stated they require old passports and previous issued Schengen visa. However I ...
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Schengen visa and Indian passport stolen in India

Last night someone stole my bag in Delhi. My bag contained laptop and a passport with an unused schengen visa. I have my trip planned for Germany and the flight leaves in 6 days. Issuing a new ...
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Schengen visa lost [duplicate]

I found exact similar questions but no specific answers and I am still struck. I am in France on a student exchange until November 2016. My Indian passport with Schengen visa was stolen. I got a ...
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Basel to Porto for non-EU citizen. Is there a passport check?

I am travelling from Basel to Porto next week and discovered, after I booked the flight, that I have lost my passport. Although now I have applied for a new one, it won't arrive before my date of ...
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What should I do if I lost my Indian passport when I am traveling?

My friend was in Frankfurt, Germany when he lost his passport and contacted me. The German business visa was of course in it. I actually had no idea what to do in such situations. Although he found ...
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Lost passport with a valid visa on it, replaced passport, then found it

I lost my passport with a valid US visa on it. I informed the US embassy about it and got a new passport. After a few months, I found my old lost passport with the valid US visa on it. Can I now ...
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Lost uk passport. Due to fly from Jersey to London and London to India tomorrow? How can I get a replacement passport? [duplicate]

I have looked at all info on gov website but although you can make an appointment for an express passport the option is not there if passport is lost. Also where should I go in London. Address please?
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Assisting Taiwanese friend who had bags, money and passport stolen in Rome

My friend is travelling to Rome. She is from Taiwan, and her bag has just been stolen, with money and passport in it. I suppose the only thing she can do is to go to the embassy. But I guess this will ...