How To Replace Damaged Lost or Stolen Passport In Antigua and Barbuda

How To Replace Damaged Lost or Stolen Passport In Antigua and Barbuda

  1. Passports stolen or lost must be reported as soon as they are discovered in order to stop someone from using the passport and to safeguard the owner of the passport against identity fraud.
  2. If you report the loss of your passport, it’ll become invalid and cannot longer be used to travel. If your passport is found after being reported stolen or lost and you want bring it in at the Passport Office on Queen Elizabeth Highway or to the closest Immigration Office. If you return the lost and stolen document, if you are asked to do so it will be cancelled and returned to you. After a passport has been claimed as stolen or lost the passport cannot be validated again or used to apply for renewal.
  3. In order to request a new passport, you must first get and submit an official police report to request the replacement of your damaged, stolen or lost passport.
  4. You’ll need to provide the police report with a completed report form as well as the documents:
    1. Birth certificate/adoption and Antiguan Citizenship Certificate.
    2. Documentation of the name change in case the name has modified (Marriage Certificate, Deep Poll, Divorce Decree, Court Order).
    3. Two (2) identical photos (one photo must have been verified by the same official who has certified the application)
    4. The prescribed fee is presented by stamps.
  5. After it is confirmed that the Passport Office receives your application and you are issued the Memorandum Form to fill out and then take into the Immigration Department. During your visit to the Immigration Department, an Immigration Officer will conduct an interview with you and then fill out your witness Statement Form. This form together with the Memorandum and the report of immigration Officials will be sent by the Passport Office after an investigation that can take up to three months.
  6. When Passport Office receives the forms and reports, the process of the replacement begins. The passport will be ready in three (3) weeks.

Documents Required Replace Damaged Lost or Stolen Passport

  • Application form completed
  • Official police report
  • Birth certificate/adoption as well as Antiguan Citizenship Certificate.
  • Documentation of the name change in case the name has altered (Marriage Certificate, Deep Poll, Divorce Decree, Court Order).
  • Two (2) identical photos (one photo must have been verified by the same certifying official who has certified the application)
  • The prescribed fee is presented by stamps.

Office Locations and Contacts

Department of ImmigrationLong and Thames Streets, St. John’s, Antigua
Tel: (268)-562-1387, 562-1389
Local Fax: (268)-562-1388
Fax overseas: (268)-562-1388
Email: immigrationanu@candw.ag

What Are All The Eligibility

Antigua as well as Barbuda passports have been granted for Citizens from Antigua and Barbuda according to the Immigration and Passport Act, 2014.

Processing Time

Once when the Passport Office receives the forms and reports, the process to get the replacement begins and the passport will be ready in three (3) weeks.

Instructions

Antigua and Barbuda Passport Office is a Department of the Prime Minister’s Ministry . It is situated on the Queen Elizabeth Highway.

Documentation is needed

A passport is a widely recognized travel document that can identify the person who is traveling and allows travel.

Residents from Antigua and Barbuda need a passport in order to travel to any other country that is not OECS Countries like Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is also possible to show your driver’s license or other Government ID along with your birthplace in order to travel into OECS Countries.

External Links

Department of Immigration

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