Make no mistake, a passport is often the target of pickpockets. Therefore, it is important to keep your passport safe at all times. Unfortunately, stolen or lost passports for travelers accustomed beginners and experienced.
Passports are only a small book-shaped sheet of paper. But if it is lost, imagine the difficult situation. So you just in case it is necessary to keep a copy of your passport. Many people, even in spite of frequent travel, tend to underestimate the copy of your passport. Though this is very important trivia.
First, make a copy of the front page of your passport, especially those that contain your identity and your departure to the country. Do Maintenance plated. The trick is to make a copy of a photocopy of your passport. Then, scan your passport so that a digital file. After this save it in your USB and then in email.
If your passport is lost, immediately report to the nearest Indonesian embassy. Instead, before you visit a country, know the phone number and address of the Indonesian embassy in the country. Or, you could have asked for help the hotel where you stay to find out the address of your embassy.
Does have a copy of the passport cannot replace a lost passport. But it can shorten the time of replacement or get a temporary passport. With this copy, you can prove your identity at the nearest embassy.
This can be time consuming if you do not remember your passport number. Conversely, if there is a copy, then the embassy can easily check your identity and provide a solution for your lost passport.
Always carry a copy of your passport separately from your original passport. Do not put a copy of your passport and original passport in the same bag. You are also advised to make two copies of your passport and leave one copy to the family or your friends.