Fraud Prevention

Protect yourself and your community with these fraud prevention tips.

What to do

What not to do

  • Do not accept help from notaries. Notaries are not authorized to process applications.
  • Do not accept help from strangers. Verify that the person assisting you is a staff member of an authorized organization before sharing documents or sensitive information.
  • Do not pay fees. There are no fees to apply nor to receive application assistance.
  • Do not apply on unsecured platforms. Never share personal documents or sensitive information through email, text, or social media.

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