Take copies of vital documents. If you're computer savvy, store some of these in the "cloud." It's a good idea to also have paper copies with you for immediate access.
- Drivers license
- Birth certificates
- Medical records,
- Insurance policies
- Proof of residency (insurance cards, utility bills, etc.)
- Ownership documentation for pets, e.g., name, rabies and license tags (it's a good idea to have pets micro-chipped ahead of time too)