What to Do if you have lost your St. Kitts passport.

A passport is a very important travel document which is used frequently used for other purposes such as identification. A passport can easily get lost or stolen at home or in a foreign country it is very important to know what course of action to be taken in case this should happen. The holders of St. Kitts passports will find the following article very informative or useful to them in the event that the unfortunate incidents of stolen or lost passport should occur to them on vacation abroad or in St. Kitts.Lost Passport

A St. Kitts passports permits travel to many countries in the world visa free. Visa is required by St. Kitts citizens for entry into the United States. St. Kitts citizens as part of the Caribbean Community or CARICOM can travel to some member states by just using other forms of identification such as a Driver’s license.

In case your St. Kitts passport gets lost or stolen person who are outside of the country are advised to make contact with the nearest St. Kitts embassy or consulate. It is also important to contact the local police authority in the current country of stay as soon as the passport goes missing. There are St. Kitts Embassies and Consulate located in quite a few countries in the world. There are offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The addresses are as follows to obtain official information if your passport gets lost or stolen:

United States of America:

Embassy of Saint Kitts and Nevis

OECS Building, 3216 New Mexico Avenue NW, 3rd Floor, Washington DC 20016

Permanent Mission of St. Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations

414 East 75th Street, 5th Floor, New York 10021

Europe:

St. Kitts and Nevis High Commission

10 Kensington Court, London W8 5DL, England

Canada

OECS High Commission

130 Albert Street, Suite 700, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5GA

The procedure for replacing a stolen or lost passport is very easy to follow. The applicant must provide the Passport Office in St. Kitts or the St. Kitts Embassy a signed Affidavit with detailed information of the circumstances under which the Passport was stolen or lost. This must be submitted no less than one (1) month before the application is made. The person applying for a passport replacement should also state if the passport was valid or not. A few of US$200 will be applied in such circumstances. The St. Kitts embassy will be able to issue the owner of a lost or stolen passport with temporary travel documents if necessary. This is not an instantaneous process there are rules to be followed and documents to be filed.

A lost or stolen passport is something which happens with must frequency. None likes to be stuck in a foreign country with no travel document therefore it is important to make the necessary steps to securing passports when in a foreign country and have an idea of what to do in case your passport gets lost or stolen.

 
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