The way to home when passport is lost, step1 (Stop credit cards and…
The way to home when passport is lost
Stop credit cards and cellphone
This is the most important work, we do it ASAP.
call the police to record the incident report
book a hotel for taking a full rest
apply for the entry certificate
transcript for incident Report or Case number
document photos *2
Foreign Affairs Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The information can be found on the web)
In my case, we go to Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco
working wait time
half a working day
Because the certificate isn't recognized by other countries, we can’t use this document to enter other countries. Only can choose the non-stop flight.
And this certificate is the temporary passport so keep it well.
If use the certificate to leave the US to enter Taiwan, it would take more working time to check the personal information, so we go to report to the airline counter earlier.
the new plan of flight
Waiting for an airline's waiting space( only can choose the non-stop flight)
book a hotel
book a hotel nearby the airport for enough rest.
back to Taiwan
Apply for the Entry registration certificate Taiwan Republic of China
Use the Entry registration certificate to enter Taiwan custom. Use this document to apply for the passport replacement.
Immigration Department Office in the airport
the Entry Certificate for the Republic of China which we apply for in San Francisco.