i gave a full photocopy of my passport to a supposed education counselor Watch

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as per title

I gave him a full photocopy of my passport as he said it's one of the required documents

is it safe to do so?
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I am applying for undergraduate studies abroad
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I am applying for undergraduate studies abroad
The answer as to whether it's safe to do so is well, no, at least not always. Whenever we share documentation or information (like putting your pin into an ATM machine) you expose yourself to at least a small amount of risk that it's going to misused.

Assuming the person you sent it to is reputable and you don't have any reason to suspect that they're going to use beyond the purposes you intended then I wouldn't worry about it. Was this person affiliated with a university in some way, or part of an established company? The word 'supposed' in there is certainly interesting.
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he's part of an education counseling specialists company

it's rather well known in my country
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at least that's what I think
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I've lost count of the number of people who have copies of my passport, residency visa, and other bits of sensitive info. I haven't had my identity stolen yet and my credit report is still clean. Don't worry about it too much if you can verify everything is reputable, etc.
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