Identity card notification due to loss Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If the IDENTITY card is no longer traceable or has been lost, the loss must be displayed immediately (loss display). It may be necessary to block the electronic proof of identity. A new identity card must also be issued.

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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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  • § 27 Abs. 1 Nr. 3 Gesetz über Personalausweise und den elektronischen Identitätsnachweis (PAuswG)

The person concerned must be present in person.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Home Affairs and Sport

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