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If you’re the victim of crime abroad you can get help from the nearest British embassy, high commission or consulate or the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) in London.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Telephone: 0207 008 1500
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In most countries, you must report the crime before you leave the country if you want it to be investigated. You might need to report the crime to make a claim on your travel insurance.
You must report a lost or stolen passport as soon as possible.
You can get help to:
They will not be able to:
You may be able to claim compensation if you’re the victim of crime abroad.
You can get more information on what to do in case of:
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