Contact info for replacing lost or damaged documents
BATON ROUGE - Many residents of the area may find they’ve had important documents destroyed or lost during the chaos that followed recent flooding. Below is a helpful contact info guide for securing new documentation:
(Food Stamps): Phone: 1-888-524-3578
Birth and Death Certificates
Louisiana Driver’s Licenses
Bank Checks, ATM/Debit Cards or Safe Deposit Boxes
Credit Cards – Contact the appropriate issuing institution:
American Express: 800-327-1267
Credit Reports: Equifax, Experian or TransUnion
Social Security Cards
Fraud Alerts or a Credit Freeze
Other Support Resources
U.S. Savings Bonds
Phone: 844-284-2676 (toll-free)
Phone: Check with your insurance agent.
Real Estate and Property Records (Mortgage Documents, Deeds, etc.)
Phone: Contact your agent.
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
Website: General: http://www.archives.gov/preservation/records-emergency/public.html
Website: Saving family records: http://www.archives.gov/preservation/disasterresponse/guidelines.html
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