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What to do if you have lost or corrupted your American documents

If you found your documents (for example, a passport, social security card or birth certificate) damaged or lost upon returning home, that’s what Recommends make the US Department of State in order to replace them.

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If you are a US citizen who is abroad and needs to replace a lost or damaged passport, please contact closest US embassy or consulate .

Replacing a damaged passport

Passports damaged by water must be replaced. You have to personally apply, to replace a damaged passport, in a special office or in passport agency.

You will need the following documents:

  1. Damaged US passport;
  2. Signed statement explaining the damage;
  3. DS-11 form (US passport application);
  4. Certificate of Citizenship * (for example, birth certificate or naturalization certificate);
  5. Photocopy of citizenship certificates;
  6. Original ID;
  7. Photocopy of ID;
  8. One passport picture;
  9. Fees.

Children under 16 must submit an application in person with both parents.

Replace lost passport

To replace lost passport, you need to personally apply and attach the following:

  1. DS-64 form (claim for lost or stolen passport);
  2. DS-11 form (US passport application);
  3. Certificate of Citizenship * (for example, birth certificate or naturalization certificate);
  4. Photocopy of citizenship certificates;
  5. Original ID;
  6. Photocopy of ID;
  7. One passport picture;
  8. Fees.

Children under 16 must submit an application in person with both parents.

* If your citizenship certificates were lost or damaged during a storm and you cannot replace them before submitting your passport, you can request archive, if you previously issued a passport.

Urgent trip

If you are going on a trip through the 2 week or even earlier, or you need a foreign visa for 4 weeks or less, you can make an appointment at one of passport agencies for expedited service. This is the fastest way to get a passport, but you have to pay additional fees of $ 60.

You can make an appointment at online or call by reference number: 1-877-487-2778. When submitting an application to a passport agency, it is important to bring all the necessary documents, including proof of travel.

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