Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents
The hurricanes may have resulted in the loss of important documents, but there are ways to replace them. Below is a list of some useful websites and telephone numbers:
Birth and Death Certificates:
Visit https://ldh.la.gov, call the Hotline at 504-593-5100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louisiana Driver Licenses:
Marriage and Divorce Documents:
The Louisiana Registrar and Vital Records office website is https://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/2687.
Call 800-375-5283 or visit https://www.uscis.gov/green-card/after-we-grant-your-green-card/replace-your-green-card.
Social Security Cards:
Call 800-772-1213 or visit the website https://www.ssa.gov/ssnumber/.
Identity Theft Resource Center:
Call 888-400-5530, visit: http://www.idtheftcenter.org/ or email: email@example.com.
Call 800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778), Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; or go to https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/.
Federal Tax Returns:
The IRS announced that survivors of Hurricane Laura have until Dec. 31, 2020, to file individual and business tax returns and make tax payments. Visit IRS.gov for more information, call 800-829-1040 (TTY 800-822-4059) or go to https://www.irs.gov/uac/About-Form-4506T
USDA Farm Services:
Log onto and apply on-line at NPRC's operating status.
Contact the Louisiana Department of Insurance at 800-259-5300, 225-342-5900 or online at www.ldi.la.gov.