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Passport of an adult: in case of theft

Verified 23 November 2022 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of the Interior

In France

If your passport has been stolen, a flight declaration must be made. This declaration must be provided on the renewal application. The other documents to be provided in support of the file depend on the type of passport that was stolen.

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If the flight took place in France

You have to go to a police station or a gendarmerie.

Who shall I contact

A receipt will be issued.

If the flight took place outside Canada

You should contact the local police authorities and the nearest French consulate.

A receipt will be issued.

The place of application does not depend on your home. You can go to any town hall, provided that it is equipped with a recording station.

Who shall I contact

Your presence is essential to take fingerprints.

Warning  

many town halls are demanding that the file be filed only by appointment.

TheTWO: titleContent provides a search engine enabling you find an appointment in an equipped town hall:

Search for an appointment for a passport application

You can prepare the gait by doing a online pre-application, but it is not an obligation.

Pre-application saves you time when filing the file.

Pre-application for 1st passport

The documents to be provided in support of the file are subject to type of passport that was stolen.

Documents must be presented originals.

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General case

If the stolen passport was biometric
  • Declaration of Flight
If it was an old model
You have a valid ID
  • Your ID
  • Declaration of Flight
You have an expired ID
Expiry date: less than 5 years
  • Your ID
  • Declaration of Flight
Expiry date: over 5 years
  • Declaration of Flight
You don't have an ID
  • Declaration of Flight

In Guyana

If the stolen passport was biometric
  • Declaration of Flight
If it was an old model
You have a valid ID
  • Your ID
  • Declaration of Flight
You have an expired ID
Expiry date: less than 5 years
  • Your ID
  • Declaration of Flight
Expiry date: over 5 years
  • Declaration of Flight
You don't have an ID
  • Declaration of Flight

In Mayotte

If the stolen passport was biometric
  • Declaration of Flight
If it was an old model
You have a valid ID
  • Your ID
  • Declaration of Flight
You have an expired ID
Expiry date: less than 5 years
  • Your ID
  • Declaration of Flight
Expiry date: over 5 years
  • Declaration of Flight
You don't have an ID
  • Declaration of Flight

FYI  

if you wish to use a usage name that is not yet on your identity card, other documents may be required depending on the nature of the second name: husband's name or name of other parent.

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General case

The passport costs €86 (in fiscal stamp).

You must purchase the tax stamp online:

Tax stamp purchase online - Passport

In Guyana

  • If you provide the photo: €43 (in fiscal stamp)
  • If the photo is taken at the ticket office (only in the absence of a professional photographer): €44.50 (in fiscal stamp)

You must purchase the tax stamp online:

Tax stamp purchase online - Passport

In Mayotte

  • If you provide the photo: €86 (in fiscal stamp)
  • If the photo is taken at the ticket office (only in the absence of a professional photographer): €89 (in fiscal stamp)

You must purchase the tax stamp online:

Tax stamp purchase online - Passport

The passport is not manufactured on the premises. It cannot therefore be issued immediately.

Manufacturing lead times depend on the location and time of application. For example, as the summer holidays approach, delays may be longer.

If you have entered a mobile phone number on your application, you will receive an SMS when the passport is available.

You can also follow your request on theTWO: titleContent ::

Follow your passport application

The passport that is issued is a passport biometric.

It must be removed within 3 months. After this period, the passport is destroyed.

You must personally withdraw it at the place of filing and sign it on the spot.

Passport is valid 10 years.

Abroad

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If the flight took place outside Canada

You should contact the local police authorities and the nearest French consulate.

If the flight took place in France

you have to go to a police station or a police force.

Who shall I contact

A receipt will be issued.

You need to move at the consulate or embassy.

Your presence is essential to take fingerprints.

Warning  

the service may require that the file be filed only by appointment.

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Europe

In the majority of countries, you can request that the passport be sent to you by mail. But you have to be registered in the foreigner of the same country, have an email address and be able to transmit files over the Internet.

If you request mail delivery, a postage-paid envelope purchased from the authorised service provider in the country must be provided at the time of filing, in addition to the necessary supporting documents. Consulate should be consulted to determine the eligible recipient, the size of the envelope to be provided and the postage required.

If you do not indicate anything at the time of filing, you will have to withdraw the passport instead of filing the file.

If you prefer to withdraw it from a honorary consul, it must be indicated at the box office at the time of filing.

Elsewhere

If you do not indicate anything at the time of filing, you will have to withdraw the passport instead of filing the file.

If you prefer to withdraw it from a honorary consul, it must be indicated at the box office at the time of filing.

In some countries, you can request that the passport be sent to you by mail. But you have to be registered in the foreigner of the same country, have an email address and be able to transmit files over the Internet.

In this case, at the time of filing, a postage-paid envelope purchased from the authorised provider in the country must be provided, in addition to the necessary supporting documents. Consulate for information on the qualified claimant, the size of the envelope to be provided and the postage required.

Documents must be presented originals.

The documents to be provided in support of the file are subject to type of passport that was stolen.

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If the stolen passport was biometric

  • ID less than 6 months and conforming to
  • Amount €96 (or €99 if the photo is taken directly at the ticket office: only in few countries)
  • Proof of domicile
  • Declaration of Flight

If it was an old model

You have a valid ID
  • Your ID
  • ID less than 6 months and conforming to
  • Amount €96 (or €99 if the photo is taken directly at the ticket office: only in few countries)
  • Proof of domicile
  • Declaration of Flight
You have an expired ID
Expiry date: less than 5 years
  • Your ID
  • ID less than 6 months and conforming to
  • Amount €96 (or €99 if the photo is taken directly at the ticket office: only in few countries)
  • Proof of domicile
  • Declaration of Flight
Expiry date: over 5 years
  • ID less than 6 months and conforming to
  • Amount €96 (or €99 if the photo is taken directly at the ticket office: only in few countries)
  • Proof of domicile
  • Declaration of Flight
You don't have an ID
  • ID less than 6 months and conforming to
  • Amount €96 (or €99 if the photo is taken directly at the ticket office: only in few countries)
  • Proof of domicile
  • Declaration of Flight

The passport costs €96.

You can pay in cash. Some consulates also accept payment by credit card, check or bank transfer. Consult the Consulate's website to find out how to pay.

FYI  

In Equatorial Guinea (Malabo post) and Mauritania (Nouakchott post), the photo is taken at the ticket office. The passport costs €99.

The passport is not manufactured on the premises. It cannot therefore be issued immediately.

Manufacturing lead times depend on the location and time of application.

If you have entered a mobile phone number on the application form, you will receive an SMS when the passport is available.

You can follow the progress of your application online:

Follow your passport application

The passport that is issued is a passport biometric.

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On site

You must withdraw it personally at the place of filing or at a honorary consul and sign it on the spot.

It must be removed within 3 months. After this period, the passport is destroyed.

By mail

At the time of filing, if you have requested to receive the passport by mail, you receive a notification email containing a secret code.

As soon as you receive your passport, you must log in to the following online service to indicate that you have received your passport:

Acknowledge your passport

Passport is valid 10 years.

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