Passport loss by Tourist/Businessman/General Visitor to Spain

In the event of loss of Passport by Indian tourists / businessmen travelling to Spain, they are required to personally visit Embassy of India, Madrid, for obtaining replacement passport or travel document to continue with their travel out of Spain. The procedure with regard to issue of Emergency Certificate & Duplicate Passport are as follows:

Procedure for issue of Emergency Certificate in lieu of Lost Passport

In the event of loss of passport in the case of an Indian tourist who wishes to return directly to India, he/she may opt for getting an Emergency Certificate issued (which is a one time travel document valid for only one journey to a destination in India).  The journey is possible with a connecting flight without need to leave the airport at intermediate country.  The procedure for issue of an Emergency Certificate is as follows:

  • An application form to be filled in at the Embassy
  • To furnish an Affidavit regarding loss of passpor
  • Two Passport size photographs, as per specifications
  • Copy of Police Report regarding loss of passport
  • Copy of Lost Passport
  • Copy of Visa & Air tickets
  • Personal application citing reasons for immediate issue of Emergency Certificate
  • Fee of € 15/-

Procedure for issue of Duplicate Passport in lieu of Lost Passport

In the event of loss of passport in the case of an Indian tourist who wishes to travel to a country other than India, he/she will be issued a passport, It will take a minimum of 5-7 days. The procedure for issue of a Duplicate Passport is as follows:

  • Passport application form duly filled in online (online not the downloadable one) at http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocode=ESPM then saved, printed and completed in all respects, duly signed including affixing of photo as per specifications given in the link Guidelines for photographs and Sample Photographs,
  • Copy of Police Report regarding loss of passport
  • Copy of Lost Passport (front & back pages)
  • Copy of Visa & Air tickets
  • Personal application citing reasons for immediate issue of Duplicate Passport
  • Fee of € 113/-