If you are a U.S. citizen and have a child overseas, you should report your baby’s birth ASAP at the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. A baby born internationally to a United States citizen (mother, father or both) is eligible to obtain U.S. citizenship at birth.
The parents of the child should contact the nearest embassy or consulate, if the U.S. embassy or consulate agent verifies and approves the documentation verifying that one or both parents are US citizens the child will be given U.S. citizenship at birth report CRBA, also called FS-240, in the baby’ name, this certificate can now be used for many purposes including the possibly to request a US passport for the child at that time.
It is important to consider that parents of a child born abroad to a U.S. should apply for a Certificate of born abroad as soon as possible. if parents register a child after the age of 18 will not meet the statutory requirements and this will cause problems.
If you need a copy with an apostille please note that only the person whose birth is recorded on the document, a parent or legal guardian, an authorized person or government official can request a copy of a CRBA please contact: Passport Vital Records Section, Department of State, 44132 Mercure Cir. Sterling, VA 20166-1213
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