How to get your keys back?

How to get your keys back?

Having almost 60 years of experience in the key duplication business, we could easily create a dedicated blog with our clients’ stories about lost keys. “I lost my keys on public transport …“ and “I lost my keys because I dropped them in a manhole …“ would be typical stories about lost keys.


This article contains a couple of tips on how to get back your lost keys. However, the best approach to avoid this situation is to copy you keys and to ask your neighbour or another trustworthy person to store them for you. We would also remind you that you should never put your name or address on your key ring. You can imagine what would happen if a burglar got hold of your lost keys.

How to find lost keys in public transport

According to the city council of Lisboa, 85% of lost items are recovered by their owners in a few days as the most common are wallets containing documents documentation. This not the case for keys, who are hardly returned !

You have lost your keys on public transport ? The best option is to contact the transport company to let them know you have lost your keys. You can also ask at the closest counter if a driver has found your keys. You can also visit the local police station or the mayor to check if a friendly soul brought back your lost keys. After one week, lost objects are sent back to the lost and found office.

How to get back your keys that have been dropped in a manhole

Most of the cities in Portugal can help you if you have accidentally dropped your keys in a manhole! The service is free in most cases. One can contact the lost and found offices. Of course, it’s always good to tip the one who found your lost keys!

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Copy your keys

Copying your keys is the best and easiest way to avoid problems when you lose your keys. It is obviously best to do that before you lose them, but certainly do it after you lose your keys for the first time. Find your nearest MISTER MINIT to copy your keys now. Our staff will help you to copy all your keys, including copy car keys, copy high security and copy patented keys.