Lost passport or BRP card
What to do if you've lost your passport, inside or outside the UK.
Lost Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
What to do if you've lost your BRP, inside or outside the UK.
Take care of your visa and passport when you are travelling. It is difficult and time consuming to get permission to re-enter the UK if you lose your documents or if they are stolen.
Keep your documents and passport safe
- Do not leave your visa and passport in your bag, even if you are carrying it.
- Keep your visa and passport on your person whenever possible, either in a pocket next to your body or in a secure money belt.
- Do not leave your visa and passport in your room if you are going out.
- Do not take your visa or passport out of your pocket unless you are officially required to do so.