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There are three steps for reissuing a lost stock certificate:
If all three of those conditions are filled, you can ask the person who issued the original share certificates to provide a new one. If you have a transfer agent, refer the owner to that person, and they will take care of everything. Asking all owners to make copies of their stock certificates and store them somewhere safe, separate from the originals, can also protect you if something like this happens again, because then you know exactly which stock numbers should be cancelled and not honored.
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Per the S.E.C., you do not have to reissue the share if he cannot pay for a bond to protect you. To get a bond, contact the transfer agent who originally helped issue the certificates. You should have a brokerage firm that can help you with that. if you don't, try contacting a local attorney who works in securities to complete the transaction for you.