Report a lost or stolen U.S. passport immediately. To replace your lost or stolen U.S. passport, submit the following forms in person:
The local Foreigners Regional Registration Office will also require a First Information Report (Police certificate) issued by a local police station in the area where the passport was lost of stolen. The FIR is a requirement by the Indian Government to issue an exit permit or re-instate legal status in India.
The information you provide on Form DS-64: Statement Regarding a Lost or Stolen Passport will be entered in our Consular Lost/Stolen Passport System.
Once a passport is reported lost or stolen, it cannot be re-validated. If you recover the passport after you have reported it lost or stolen, please submit it to us. We will cancel it and it will be destroyed.