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Schleswig-Holstein

Passport: notification of loss

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If the passport has gone missing, i.e. the passport cannot be found, has been lost or stolen, the passport holder is obliged to report the loss to the passport authority immediately.

If the passport is found again, the passport authority must also be notified immediately.


Who should I contact?

To your municipal, local or city administration (passport authority).

Which documents are required?

Suitable proof of your identity (e.g. official photo ID or driver's license).

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

In your own interest, you should report the loss as soon as possible.

Legal basis

Passport Act (PaßG),
Ordinance on the Implementation of the Passport Act (PassV).

What else should I know?

If you need a replacement at short notice, you can

  • an express passport (processing time maximum 72 hours) or
  • a temporary passport (valid for a maximum of 1 year)

can be issued.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To your municipal, local or city administration (passport authority).

Which documents are required?

Suitable proof of your identity (e.g. official photo ID or driver's license).

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

In your own interest, you should report the loss as soon as possible.

Legal basis

Passport Act (PaßG),
Ordinance on the Implementation of the Passport Act (PassV).

What else should I know?

If you need a replacement at short notice, you can

  • an express passport (processing time maximum 72 hours) or
  • a temporary passport (valid for a maximum of 1 year)

can be issued.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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