Before You Come

Gather your documents

Make sure that you have original copies of official documents that you or your family members will need. These will be papers related to your health, education, profession, and others. These documents should include your:

  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Marriage or divorce certificate; death certificate for a deceased spouse
  • Adoption records for adopted children
  • Educational diplomas and certificates; transcripts that list the courses you took to obtain a degree or certificate
  • Official vaccination records (your child’s baby book if you still have it)
  • Medical records (prescriptions,