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How to replace lost/flood damaged documents
Here is a list of useful websites and telephone numbers:
Birth and Death Certificates:
Louisiana Driver’s Licenses:
Bank Checks, ATM/Debit Cards or Safe Deposit Boxes:
Credit Cards – Contact the appropriate issuing institution:
Credit Reports: Equifax, Experian or TransUnion:
Social Security Cards:
Fraud Alerts or a Credit Freeze:
Identity Theft Resource Center:
U.S. Savings Bonds:
Federal Tax Returns:
Real Estate and Property Records (Mortgage Documents, Deeds, etc.):
Medical and Prescription Records:
- Call your doctor; medical and prescription records are tracked electronically.
Proof of Address/Residency:
- Contact your local utility company to obtain a recent bill.
National Archives Records:
Saving family records: