DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR RE-ISSUE OF PASSPORT IN LIEU OF LOST/STOLEN PASSPORT
Foreigners (Other than South African nationals)
i) Application form for lost/stolen passport can be downloaded from our website: http://passport.gov.in/nri.
ii) Self attested copies of passport's first two and last two pages including all the pages of observation (if any), made by the Passport Issuing Authority.
iii) A copy of passport page containing visa/work permit/permanent residence status;
iv) Three passport sized photographs (coloured);
v) Proof of present residence;
vi) An Affidavit stating how and where the Passport got lost or stolen (Annexure "L");
vii) Copy of police report stating the circumstances in which passport is lost or stolen;
viii) A letter from the employer on the letter head of the organisation stating that the applicant was employed with them and duration of his/her employment. Applicant will also procure a copy of visa/work permit from the employer (as it is a mandatory requirement for the employer to keep a copy of the passport/visa at the time of appointment of the employee);
ix) A fee of Rand 1260/- (including ICWF Fee of Rand 25.00) is charged for issuance of passport for 36-page passport in lieu of lost/stolen and Rand 1460/- (including ICWF Fee of Rand 25.00) for 60-page passport;
x) Payment can be made by cash or EFT. Details of the same are available on our website www.blsindia-southafrica.com). Please note original proof of payment is required and photocopy, faxed copy or scanned copy is not acceptable).
xi) Proof of Residential address in South Africa;
xii) Any other document as specified by the Consular Officer;
PROCESSING TIME: TWO MONTHS
Timing for submission of application: 0900 to 1430hrs.
Timing for collection of services: 1500 to 1600 hrs.