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What to do if my previous passport was lost?
Asked by: john
Answers: 1
Views: 778
Posted on Fri, 20 Jun 2008 06:21:48 GMT
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I had my International passport stolen by robbers. Although Iíve got a new one now, what should I tell to the consular if Iím inquired about this issue during a visa interview? What can I do to prove it was stolen?

Thanks.
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You said your old passport was stolen and have got a new one. If you have a new passport then you must have evidence of loss of previous passport which you used to re-issue your passport. Show that evidence to prove that your previous passport was lost. If you donít have any such evidence, you can ask police officials to issue you a letter indicating your passport was stolen.

But if asking police to issue a letter isnít possible, honestly tell the consular what truth is. The consular will surely understand your issue and problem you have faced. Good Luck.

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visa_expert answered 8 years and 10 months ago
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