Before explaining what is a proof of address, we will explain what is a residence. The domicile or residence is the place where a natural person carries out her daily activities, that is, it is where the person lives.
Now, the proof of address is any document that confirms that the person actually lives in the place where he or she says. Normally, proofs of residence must not be older than 3 or 4 months to be accepted.
In the United States, proof of residency must be computer generated to be valid, so no handmade documents are accepted for this purpose.
The following documents can be used to prove your place of residence or address:
Other documents that can be used as proof of domicile:
It is crucial being able to verify your residence, whatever country you are in, since:
Last, find below a list of the documents you can use to verify your identity inside the American territory:
You can check our article about the Official Identification Documents in the United States.
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Administrative Procedures in other countries: