Where to go to return
While you are in a foreign country, the main issue for you is still missing passport. Without an identity document abroad, you can not go back. To avoid an illegal stay in a foreign country, you need to contact several authorities.
1. Lost and found
If the documents do not backpack ripped out of your hands, you just somewhere to his left and found on the ground, there is a chance that the bag was sent to Lost and found department of the airport or the bus driver or waiter a cafe. Accordingly, you should refer to the same, to find out whether the disappearance was found.
If credit cards were gone, too, it is better to lock them at this stage, because to deprive you of all the money - it is for attackers matter of a few minutes.
If the bag is not found, it is obvious that it fell into the wrong hands. In this case, go to the nearest police station and explain the problem. If you do not know the local language, and law enforcement officers do not speak in English, show acting skills, Show your pantomime, draw happened on paper, organize puppet show - anything to you understood.
Your goal - to apply for theft and get a document that confirms this.
according to the recommendationsGeneral recommendations Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a document from the police force is not required for registration certificate for return to the Russian Federation. But his presence will facilitate the understanding of the consulate.
If the confirmation of the application in your pocket, there's one more thing. Thieves can assign everything of value, and throw papers. Good citizens in this case, often bring the police found papers. So ask, what number and how often you should call to find out whether the loss was found.
3. diplomatic representation
With the help of the police go to the Russian consulate. Bring two photographs of 35 × 45 × 30 mm or 40 mm.
The main task - to confirm your identity.
If you stayed at the internal the passport, No problems. If he lost, and he will have to find the two Russian citizens over the age of 18 and with passports in hand, who confirmed in writing that you are the one for whom it is issued. If you are traveling alone, try searching compatriots in groups in social networks and forums. In an extreme case, the assistance may come consular employees who are also citizens of the Russian Federation.
Useful any documents with photos and stamps. However, on checking their consular employees require additional time. Copies of internal and foreign passport too, will not be superfluous.
As a result, the embassy you will be given a certificate to enter the Russian Federation, according to which you will be able to return home.
With the evidence you need to enter the Russian Federation within 15 days. You will then have three days to submit it to the Ministry of Internal Affairs on migration management.
At the reception you will wait for a passport. So contact the airline in advance and explain that the circumstances have changed.
The airport is better to arrive early, as the airline staff may arise to you further questions.
Where to go in Russia
After returning to the country you will have to complete a quest to obtain all the lost documents. You can do this in several ways.
1. Portal "Public services"
Select the section "Life situations", then - "? Your documents are lost or stolen", and access to services. Proceed according to the instructions of the site.
2. multifunctional centers
Here you can get duplicates SNILS, MHI policy, certificates of marriage, divorce, domestic and foreign passports. Join MFC is possible through the Internet.
3. specialized agencies
For passports will have to go to the Migration Management Research Affairs in your area, for SNILS - to the pension fund, for a driver's license - in traffic, for MHI policy - the insurance company.
Documents the importance of non-state kind of student ID or admission to work is restored within the service, which they were given.
How to prepare in case of loss of documents
The main advice: watch out for things, this will help avoid any problems. But it can do something else.
- Record a few sheets of phone the embassy and place them in his pockets to the room was handy. If stolen backpack and jacket, contact the diplomatic mission there, for example, in jeans.
- Make digital copies of the internal and foreign passports, give them to be deposited with the responsible comrades, that in case of emergency will be able to send them to you on the internet.
- Arrange with your friends on financial assistance in case the documents will be lost and money. With these funds you can take a picture and get to the consulate.
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