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A special statement from the digital government for owners of lost or stolen passports
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The UAE digital government has confirmed that non-Emirati holders of lost or stolen passports, whose passports hold residency visas in the UAE

The UAE digital government has confirmed that non-Emirati holders of lost or stolen passports, whose passports hold residency visas in the UAE, need a new entry permit, issued by embassies and consulates, to enable them to return to the country.

She explained that if a resident of the UAE was on a visit to his country, and he lost his passport there, he must follow the steps required in his country to report the loss of the passport, and apply for the issuance of a new passport.

In the event that he is visiting a country, he must contact the embassy of his country in that country to find out what he needs to report the loss of the passport, and apply for the issuance of another passport.

She indicated that, according to the information on the website of the UAE embassy in London, travelers who hold a residence visa from the UAE, and who lost their passports while abroad, must apply for an entry permit to be able to return to the UAE.

The Consular Affairs Section issues entry permits to non-Emiratis holders of lost or stolen passports, whose passports hold residency visas in the UAE, to enable them to return to the country.

The documents required for the issuance of the entry permit include: filling out the application form signed by the person concerned, a copy of the old passport, a copy of the current passport, a personal photo the size of a passport photo, a copy of the residence visa in the UAE, and a copy of the Emirates ID card for the resident, And a letter sent from the sponsor, confirming the data of the lost passport, the validity of his residence status in the UAE, and the submission of a report of theft or loss.

You can contact the UAE embassy or consulate in the country where the passport was lost.