International Student Support

Lost Passport/ BRP

 

We deal with an increasing number of cases where passports and visas have been lost/stolen both in the UK and overseas. It is known that thieves operate in European capital cities and target tourists. We therefore recommend that you do not carry your passport/visa with you unless absolutely necessary (for example, when crossing borders or where required to do so by the police in the country you are visiting). It is much safer to leave it in a secure place in your home, or perhaps in a safe in the hotel where you are staying. Remember that if you do lose you visa when overseas, in most cases you will need to apply for a replacement before you can re-enter the UK, and this can take a number of weeks.

If your passport/visa is lost or stolen, the procedures differ depending on where the loss occured and what type of visa you have. Please note that whenever you get a new passport/visa you are required to provide Sussex with a copy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Student Support

E international.support@sussex.ac.uk
T +44 (0)1273 67 8422