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In the event of loss or theft

Status of various categories of foreign mission personnel

This Vade Mecum describes the diplomatic status and the legal situation of all other categories of personnel: consular officers, Embassy administrative and technical staff, consular employees and service staff.

- Special residence permit
- Employment authorization
- In case of a change of grade
- In the event of loss or theft
- At the end of a posting

Steps to take in the event of loss, theft or destruction of these documents

Loss or theft of diplomatic identity documents must first of all be reported to the police. Protocol Department may issue a duplicate if they are given a loss or theft notification receipt or a damaged card together with a note verbale from the Embassy and one passport-size photograph.

Only one duplicate will be issued.

Updated : july 2012



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