Step 6) Replacing Documents & Money

This checklist will help you keep track of your progress in replacing items.

ITEM

DESTROYED OR MISSING

SAVED

HOW AND WHERE TO REPLACE

DONE

Birth certificates, Marriage certificates, Death certificates Provincial Department of Vital Statistics
(250) 952-2681
www.vs.gov.bc.ca
Divorce Papers Supreme Court where the decree was filed
Driver’s Licence Local Government Agent Office
Insurance policies and auto registration Your insurance agent
Military discharge papers Library and Archives Canada
1-866-578-7777
Citizenship papers Citizenship and Immigration Canada
1-888-242-2100
Permanent Resident Card Citizenship and Immigration Canada
1-888-255-4541
Passports Local Passport Office
Income tax records Revenue Canada
Wills Your lawyer
Medical records Your family doctor
Medical Services Plan Health Insurance BC
(604) 683-7151
(Vancouver)
Social Insurance Cards
Employment Insurance Papers
Human Resources and Skills Development
Canada
1-800-206-7218
Canada Pension Plan papers Old Age Security cards Human Resources and Skills Development
Canada Income Security Programs
1-800-277-9914
Land Titles Provincial Land Titles office
Animal Permits/Licences Municipal Office
Bank Books Your bank
Money (partially or completely destroyed) 1-800-303-1282
Canada Savings Bonds (completely or partially destroyed) 1-800-575-5151
Credit Cards Issuing companies
Stocks Issuing companies

CAUTION: If your home was damaged by fire and your documents are in a safe, do not attempt to open it until it is cool to touch.