It is the traveler’s worst nightmare: you can’t find your passport. Is it lost, or was it stolen? Either way, you and your trip could be in a world of hurt. In order to help deal with this gut wrenching situation – especially if it were to happen while you are traveling overseas, every traveler should consider creating a “Emergency Passport Kit” before they take their next international trip. While the procedures for getting an emergency passport will differ depending on which country you’re visiting, the following is a listing of what a traveler should put together in their Emergency Passport Kit before they leave on their trip:
Trust us — you’ll thank your clever self for putting this together if your passport goes missing and you have to deal with the headaches of replacing it.
If you plan to be abroad for more than two weeks, you may want to register with the U.S. embassy in the country you are visiting. You now do this online by visiting this website.