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Old 31.10.2011, 23:01
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I lost my US Passport!

Hello. I came here last month on vacation, and I lost my passport while I was at the Zürich Hauptbahnhof. I could swear it was safe in my pocket and this was a minimal crime country. Can you guys tell me how I can get a new passport?

All those stamps from other countries I visited will be gone, that sucks. Thanks in advance for any help. I appreciate it.
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Old 31.10.2011, 23:05
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Re: I lost my US Passport!

Make a police report, and then ring up the US Embassy:

http://bern.usembassy.gov/lost/stolen_passport.html

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To replace a lost/stolen/mutilated passport, or a passport expired more than five years ago, you must appear personally at the Embassy in Bern or the Consular Agency in Zurich or Geneva. **Please check if the Embassy or Consular Agencies are closed here** You do not need an appointment if applying in Bern or Geneva but must schedule an appointment in Zurich . (Please note: replacement passports will take longer to process at the Zurich or Geneva Consular Agencies. If you require a new passport as soon as possible, you should submit your application in person at the Embassy in Bern.) You should submit your application for a replacement passport as soon as possible, since it may not be possible to replace your passport within one working day.

At the time of your visit, you will be required to complete/present the following documentation:

An application form for replacement passport, form DS-11
A completed application form DS-64, Statement regarding lost or stolen passport
Evidence of your United States citizenship: (Originals) e.g.:
A U.S. birth certificate
Naturalization Certificate
Certificate of Citizenship
Consular Report of Birth Abroad
An expired U.S. Passport
Identification: (with a photograph) e.g.:
Driver's License
Foreign passport
Identity card
Swiss Residence permit
All my ID's were stolen along with my passport. Now what do I do?
Call the U.S. Embassy in Bern before your visit. This will enable us to prepare certain documentation to save time when you appear in person. You will need to bring along two color photographs and the cash anmount in U.S. Dollars or Swiss Francs. Passport photograph requirements are strictly enforced.
Also check with SBB Fundbüro ( any manned SBB office ) for Lost and Found.
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Old 01.11.2011, 08:41
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Re: I lost my US Passport!

He can also go to the consulate in Zurich or Geneva...whichever is closer
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Re: I lost my US Passport!

http://travel.state.gov/passport/lost/lost_848.html

report lost or stolen passport. should be done asap so that if someone is using your passport they can get caught asap.
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