Identity card notification of theft Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The theft of an identity card must be reported to the competent authority. It may be necessary to block the electronic proof of identity. A new identity card must also be issued.

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Documents may be required. Please contact the appropriate body.


At the same time as the necessary application for a new identity card, a provisional identity card can also be applied for if necessary. For a new or provisional identity card, the relevant documents, deadlines and fees must be observed.

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