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You should have reported your lost passport to the Police. As you have not done so, you can instruct a Solicitor to prepare a statutory declaration for you stating that thepassport was lost but not reported to the Police.
A statutory declaration is a legal document defined under the law of certain commonwealth nations. It is similar to a statement made under oath, however, it is not sworn.
Statutory declarations are commonly used to allow a person to affirm something to be true for the purposes of satisfying some legal requirement or regulation when no other evidence is available. They are thus similar to affidavits (which are made on oath).
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