Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents

Release Date:
September 21, 2023

Storm and flooding survivors in Illinois who lost important documents may need replacements to apply for services and help rebuild their lives. This guide provides links and contacts to replace these important documents.

State of Illinois 

Cook County Documents

Federal Documents

To replace any federal document, try this website first: How to replace lost or stolen ID cards | USAGov

Other Documents 

  • Bank Checks, ATM/Debit Cards and/or Credit Cards
    • Contact the appropriate issuing institution.
  • Insurance Documents
  • Medical and Prescription Records
    • Call your doctor. Medical and prescription records are tracked electronically.

For additional information about the disaster recovery operation in Illinois, visit The deadline to register with FEMA is October 16, 2023.

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