Loss or theft of a driving license in France: how to buy a tax stamp?

Verified 13 October 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

If your driving license has been lost or stolen, you must apply for a new license.

The price is €25.

You have to buy a tax stamp electronics.

You can buy it online or in a tobacco store.

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Online when applying for the permit on the ANTS website

You pay the tax stamp when you apply online for the new driver's license on theANTS: titleContent.

Prepare your credit card.

Online application for a new permit in case of loss, theft, deterioration or change of marital status

In a tobacco office

You can buy an electronic tax stamp in a tobacco office if it is equipped withapplication Authorized point of sale.


the electronic stamp is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, only for obtain one new driving license. The electronic stamp is refundable in the 18 months that follow the purchase.

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