The United States Department of State encourages you to report the loss or theft of your United States passport to local authorities and to obtain a police report.
We also encourage you to report the loss or theft of your United States passport immediately using the State Department’s online tool. Keep in mind that if you report your passport as lost or stolen online and subsequently recover that passport, you will not be able to use it as it will be electronically cancelled.
You can also report your United States passport as lost or stolen using a form DS-64 when you apply for a replacement passport.
WARNING: False statements made knowingly and willfully in passport applications, including affidavits or other documents submitted to support this application, are punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under U.S. law including the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 1001, 18 U.S.C. 1542, and/or 18 U.S.C. 1621. All statements and documents are subject to verification.