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Lost or stolen ID: how do i buy a tax stamp?

Verified 06 August 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

In France (general case)

Was your ID lost or stolen? In this case, its renewal will pay off. The price is €25.. You can buy the tax stamp on the Internet or at a tobacco office.

Online

If you make a pre-application on the site of the ANTS, you can purchase the tax stamp at the end of the procedure

Pre-application for ID

If you use the form available at the counter, you can buy the tax stamp on the site stamps.taxes.gov.fr

Tax stamp purchase online - ID card

The electronic stamp may be issued on 2 media:

  • a PDF document with a 2D code that can also be scanned directly from a phone or tablet by the department responsible for receiving your request,
  • or a text message with the 16-digit stamp ID that will be accepted by the agent handling your case.
In a tobacco office

You can buy a tax stamp at a tobacco office if it is equipped with the app Authorized point of sale

In Guyana

Was your ID lost or stolen? In this case, its renewal will pay off. The price is €12.50.. You can buy the tax stamp on the Internet or at a tobacco office.

Online

If you make a pre-application on the site of the ANTS, you can purchase the tax stamp at the end of the procedure

Pre-application for ID

If you use the form available at the counter, you can buy the tax stamp on the site stamps.taxes.gov.fr

Tax stamp purchase online - ID card

The electronic stamp may be issued on 2 media:

  • a PDF document with a 2D code that can also be scanned directly from a phone or tablet by the department responsible for receiving your request,
  • or a text message with the 16-digit stamp ID that will be accepted by the agent handling your case.
In a tobacco office

You can buy a tax stamp at a tobacco office if it is equipped with the app Authorized point of sale

Abroad

Abroad, you do not have a tax stamp to provide.

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