What to do if you lose your passport while traveling in Belgium

  1. Find and contact the nearest US embassy or consulate
    • For our tours it will be-
      U.S. Embassy Brussels
      27 Boulevard du Régent
      B-1000 Brussels
    • Telephone+(32) (2) 811-4000
    • Emergency After-Hours Telephone+(32) (0) (2) 811-4000
  2. If your passport has been stolen, file a police report
  3. Take a new passport photo to provide for your emergency documentation
  4. Fill out an application for a new passport and a statement regarding your lost or stolen passport, these are two separate forms
  5. Go to the nearest US embassy to obtain your new passport
    You’ll need a to bring a few documents with you in order to receive your replacement passport:

    • Your new passport photo
    • Some type of identification such as a driver’s license
    • Some type of travel itinerary (airplane or train ticket)
    • Evidence of US citizenship (a birth certificate or photocopy of your missing passport)
    • Your application for a passport and statement regarding your lost or stolen passport if you’ve filled those forms out
  6. Be prepared to pay the fee, currently $140
  7. Wait, at least 24 hours for an emergency passport that must be turned in when you return to the US, and they are not generally issued on the weekends or holidays

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