The passport is an important travel document, which certifies the identity of its holder internationally. If your passport have lost or stolen while traveling, not only in Vietnam but also in other countries, this will cause a lot of trouble for travelers.
So what to do when your passport got lost or be stolen in Vietnam?
In this post, we would like to share with you the details of this procedure.
Step 1: Make a report to a police station
When you realize your passport is lost, you need to report to the nearest police station as soon as possible. The police officers will ask you some questions relate to the situation before giving you a “Lost/ Stolen report” with the official red stamp.
Note: It would be better to ask a support with a local guy, tour guide, your friends…who can speak and understand your language as some of the local polices do not speak foreign language.
Step 2: Apply for a new passport
Contacting your Embassy/Consulate or representative office or more guidance on getting new passport/ temporary passport/ emergency travel document with the “Lost/ Stolen report”. Once your replacement passport is issued, the Embassy/Consulate will give you a letter to the Vietnamese Immigration Department, which requests their assistance to issue a replacement visa in your new passport.
Step 3: Apply for a new visa
Submit the new passport/ travel document with “Lost/ Stolen report” to Immigration Office to get a new visa. It takes around 7 working days on this procedure.
It’s done in here.
Contact with local visa agent to solve visa problem
These 03 steps will be complicated to foreigners, you can contact a visa agency to help you out, more convenience, faster and easier. Furthermore, the visa renewal service is available for those who would like to spend more time exploring this lovely country.
After all, Viet Dream Travel provide free advices for how to solve visa problem when your passport gets lost or be stolen in Vietnam.
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