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Fillable Printable Form DS-2029

Fillable Printable Form DS-2029

Form DS-2029

Form DS-2029

STEP 1: Read the instructions before completing and submitting this application. The instructions contain important
information about completing the application and list what documents can be submitted as evidence to support the
application.
STEP 2: Complete the application.
STEP 3: Make an appointment with the U.S. embassy or consulate online or contact the U.S. consular agency or
designated U.S. military official.
STEP 4: Assemble the required documentary evidence. Take the application and supporting documents with you to
your appointment at the U.S. embassy, consulate, consular agency, or with a military acceptance agent. NOTE: Do
not sign the application until you are before a designated U.S. consular official or military acceptance agent.
STEP 5: Once the citizenship claim has been approved, the Consular Report of Birth Abroad will be printed in the
United States and sent to the address you designate in the United States or the address you designate abroad in
countries where the mailing of U.S. citizenship documents is permitted unless you indicate that you will pick it up at the
U.S. embassy, consulate or consular agency.
U.S. Department of State
INSTRUCTIONS
APPLICATION FOR CONSULAR REPORT OF BIRTH ABROAD
OF A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A Consular Report of Birth Abroad may be issued for any U.S. citizen child under the age of 18 who was born abroad
and who acquired U.S. citizenship at birth. Only the child's parent(s), legal guardian, person acting in loco parentis or
the child may apply on the child's behalf. The application generally must be signed before a U.S. consular officer, a
consular agent, or, in the case of children born in U.S. military hospitals, a designated military official. A Consular
Report of Birth Abroad is proof of U.S. citizenship; however, and does not take the place
of a passport for travel purposes.
it is not a travel document
IMPORTANT:YouMUSTprovide the required evidence listed below before we can process the application.
Please follow the instructions below.
ABOUT YOUR DOCUMENTS
You must submit documents or . Generally, we will
return your documents after we have seen them.
ORIGINALcopies certified by the custodian of the record
We cannot accept photocopies or notarized copies of documents.
DOCUMENTS WE NEED TO SEE
When applying for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad for a child who has never been documented as a U.S. citizen, the
documentary evidence listed below should be presented. In certain instances, additional evidence may be required.
Unless otherwise provided, all documentation submitted must be originals or certified copies of the originals bearing the
seal of the issuing vital records office, court, or other authority.
1. Child's birth certificate.
2. Evidence of the parent(s)' U.S. citizenship and identity. This may consist of a U.S. passport, U.S. passport card,
Consular Report of Birth Abroad, Naturalization Certificate, Certificate of Citizenship or timely filed U.S. birth certificate.
For other forms of acceptable U.S. citizenship evidence, contact the U.S. consul. A passport or government issued
Photo ID must be presented as proof of identity.
3. Evidence of the U.S. citizen parent(s)' physical presence or residence in the United States prior to the birth of the
child. Such evidence may include, but is not limited to affidavits, school, employment, tax, bank, and medical records,
utility bills, rent receipts, or other official public documents. Evidence of time spent abroad working for the U.S.
government, U.S. Armed Forces or qualifying international organization, or as a dependent child of a person working
abroad for such entities prior to the birth of the child is also acceptable in some cases.
4. Parents' marriage certificate, if applicable.
5. Evidence of the termination of any previous marriages of the parents (divorce decree, annulment decree, or death
certificate).
6. If a person other than a parent or the child is applying for the Consular Report of Birth Abroad, the person must
present a certified copy of legal guardianship or notarized affidavit from the parent(s) authorizing the person to make
the application.
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HOW TO COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION
Most of the items on the form are self-explanatory with the exception of the items discussed below. The numbers
match the numbered items on the form.
1. Name of Child in Full: Enter the name of the child as it is recorded on the local birth certificate. If a different name
is shown on the birth certificate, an explanatory affidavit from the parent or legal guardian must be presented regarding
the correct name. When a child's name has been legally changed by adoption or certain other legal action amending
the child's name from birth, the new name may be recorded on the application if supported by documentary evidence.
2. Sex: Check (X) box to indicate whether male or female.
3. Date of Birth: Write the month before the date and year. (Example: 10/2/2009).
4. Place of Birth: Enter the name of the city and country.
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INFORMATION ABOUT MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
Mother/Father/Parent. NOTE: If the U.S. citizen parent transmitting citizenship to the child is not present, he
or she may complete State Department Form DS 5507 Affidavit of Parentage Physical Presence and Support
and submit separately. The parent completing this application should provide as much information on the
parent completing the Form DS 5507 as he or she has.)
(month)(year) (day)
5 and 11. Full Name: Enter Mother/Father/Parent's name as it appears on the passport and/or government issued
identity document.
6 and 12. All Previous Legal Names: Enter all legal names ever used by father, including name at birth.
7 and 13. Sex: Check (X) box to indicate whether male or female.
8 and 14. Date of Birth: Write the month before the day and year. (Example: 10/2/2009).
9 and 15. Place of Birth: Enter the name of the city, state/province (if applicable) and country.
10 and 16. Current Physical Address (Do not list a P.O. Box) (You may list an A.P.O. Address): Enter the address in
the foreign country where the application is completed.
17. Enter Mailing Address
18 and 19. Citizenship: Please place an "X" in the "yes" box or the "no" box to indicate whether you were a U.S
Citizen or Non-Citizen National when the child was born.
20. Enter yes or no if you and U.S. citizen parent of child were/was married to the child's other biological parent when
the child was born.
21. List Date and Place of marriage and check current status of that marriage, adding date of death or divorce if
applicable.
22 and 23. Marriage(s): Please list any other marriages as follows: Date of marriage; end date, if any; and manner
ended, if applicable. If you have never been married, enter "none."
24 and 25. Time spent in the United States: List all dates you have been present in the United States.
26 and 27. Time spent abroad in U.S. Armed Forces, in other U.S. Government employment, with qualifying
international organization, or as a dependent child of a person so employed: Official documentation of relevant periods
of service from the appropriate governmental department or international organization must be presented. For names
of qualifying organizations, consult the U.S. embassy or consulate.
28. Do not sign until you are appearing before the person administering the oath/affirmation.
29. Do not sign until you are appearing before the person administering the oath/affirmation.
30. The U.S. embassy or consulate official approving the issuance of the Consular Report of Birth Abroad will enter the
serial number of the Consular Report of Birth Abroad and the date and place of issuance before signing this section.
(month)(day)(year)
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NOTE: (If the U.S. citizen parent transmitting citizenship to the child is not present, he or she may complete State Department Form DS 5507
Affidavit of Parentage Physical Presence and Support and submit it separately. The parent completing this application should provide as much
information on the parent completing the Form DS 5507 as he or she has.)
3. Date of Birth
1. Name of Child in Full
APPLICATION FOR CONSULAR REPORT OF BIRTH ABROAD
OF A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
U.S. Department of State
OMB NO. 1405-0011
EXPIRES: 03/31/2019
Estimated Burden: 20 minutes
(Last/Surname)
2. Sex
MF
INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHILD
A. THIS SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BY THE CHILD'S PARENT(S) OR GUARDIAN(S) OR THE CHILD
(First) (Middle)
4. Place of Birth
(City) (Country)
INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
5. Full Name
(Last/Surname) (First) (Middle)
(Last/Surname) (First) (Middle)
(Last/Surname)
(First)
(Middle)
8. Date of Birth
9. Place of Birth
(City)(Country)
10. Current Physical Address
(Phone Number(s))
(Do not list P.O. Box)
(Address Line 1)
(City, State/Province, Country, Postal Code)
(Email Address)
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(month)(day)(year)
6. All Previous Legal Names Used
(month(day(year)
7. Sex
MF
11. Full Name
(Last/Surname)
(First)
(Middle)
(Last/Surname) (First) (Middle)
(Last/Surname) (Middle)
14. Date of Birth
15. Place of Birth
16. Current Physical Address
(Phone Number(s))
(Do not list P.O. Box)
(Address Line 1)
(City, State/Province, Country, Postal Code)
(Email Address)
12. All Previous Legal Names Used
(month)(day)(year)
13. Sex
MF
(A.P.O. Address Permitted)
(A.P.O. Address Permitted)
Use this address if Consular Report of Birth
will be mailed?
17. Mailing Address
(if different from Current Physical Address)
(Address Line 1)(City, State/Province, Country and Postal Code)
(You may list an A.P.O. address)
(USE SECTION D CONTINUATION SHEET)
YesNo
Use this address if Consular Report of Birth
will be mailed?
YesNo
(Do not list a P.O. Box.)
(State/Province)
(City) (Country(State/Province)
INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(First)
Registration Number
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MARITAL STATUS OF THE PARENTS
20. Were you married to the child's other biological parent when the child was born?
Yes No
21. Date and Place of Marriage to the child's other biological parent and current status
INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(Continued )
INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(Continued )
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INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(Continued )
INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(Continued )
18. Citizenship
Were you a U.S. citizen or U.S. Non-Citizen National when the
child was born?
YesNo
19. Citizenship
YesNo
24. Precise Periods of Time in United States
To
Date
(month-day-year)
Date
(month-day-year)
From
Place
(City, State)
(if additional space is needed, please use the Section D Continuation Sheet)
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
To
Date
(month-day-year)
Date
(month-day-year)
From
Place
(City, State)
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
(if additional space is needed, please use the Section D Continuation Sheet)
25. Precise Periods of Time in United States
(City) (State/Province) (Country)
(month)(day) (year)
Death
(month)(day) (year)
Still MarriedDivorced
(month)(day) (year)
22. Please list any other marriages
(Show Name(s) of Spouse(s), Dates and
if applicable
(Death, Divorce, Still Married).
If you have
never been married, enter "None."
Current Status)
(If additional space is needed, please
use the Section D Continuation Sheet)
23. Please list any other marriages
(Show Name(s) of Spouse(s), Dates and
if applicable
(Death, Divorce, Still Married).
If you have
never been married, enter "None."
Current Status)
(If additional space is needed, please
use the Section D Continuation Sheet)
Were you a U.S. citizen or U.S. Non-Citizen National when the
child was born?
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26. Precise Periods Abroad in U.S. Armed Forces, in other U.S. Government
Employment, with Qualifying International Organization, or as a dependent
child of a person so employed
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INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(Continued )
INFORMATION ON MOTHER/FATHER/PARENT
(Continued )
(month-day-year)(month-day-year)
To
DateDate
From
Branch/Agency/Org.
(if additional space is needed please(Specify)
use the Section D Continuation Sheet)
27. Precise Periods Abroad in U.S. Armed Forces, in other U.S. Government
Employment, with Qualifying International Organization, or as a dependent
child of a person so employed
(if additional space is needed please(Specify)
use the Section D Continuation Sheet)
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
To
From
To
From
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
(month-day-year)(month-day-year)
ToFrom
Branch/Agency/Org.
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
To
From
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
ToFrom
DateDate
I
(Name)
do solemnly swear (or affirm)
I am the father of
(Name of Child)
,
(Date of Birth)
who was born on
in
(Place of Birth)
.My child was born out of wedlock, and I am the
the father through whom he/she is claiming U.S. citizenship. I agree to provide financial support for this child until he/she reaches the age of eighteen
SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN TO before me this
day of
(Signature and Title of Administering Officer)
,
(Signature of Affiant)
(AFFIRMED)
(SEAL)
B. THIS SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE/BY CONSULAR OFFICER, NOTARY PUBLIC, OR OTHER
PERSON QUALIFIED TO ADMINISTER OATH
(check all that apply)
I am a U.S. citizen or non-citizen national.
NOTE: If a U.S. citizen parent transmitting citizenship to the child born out of wedlock is not present, he or she may complete State Department Form DS 5507
Affidavit of Parentage Physical Presence and Support and submit separately. Only the U.S. citizen father of a child born abroad out of wedlock must complete
the acknowledgement of paternity and agreement to provide financial support.
28.
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THIS SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE/BY CONSULAR OFFICER, NOTARY PUBLIC, OR OTHER
PERSON QUALIFIED TO ADMINISTER OATHS
I SOLEMNLY SWEAR (OR AFFIRM) THAT THE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS APPLICATION ARE TRUE TO THE
BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF.
29. Affirmation:
Name of Person(s) Providing Information
Signature of Person(s) Providing Information
Relationship to the Child
(SEAL)
Type Name and Title of OfficialSignature of OfficialCity
Date
(year)
(day) (month)
(Parent, Legal Guardian, Other (Specify))
Subscribed to:
(Printed Name of Consular Officer)
(Date of Approval)
(Signature of Consular Officer)
(Approving Post)
30. Approval of Consular Report of Birth
(Registration Number)
(Continued )
(year)
(day) (month)
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C. FOR OFFICIAL USE
31. Documents Presented - Please mark accordingly and provide date of document.
Child's Birth Certificate
(year)
(day) (month)
Marriage Certificate
(year)
(day) (month)
(File Date)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Date of Issuance)
(City)
(State)
(Province)(Country)
(If more space is required, list on separate page)
Divorce Decree(s)
(year)
(day) (month)
(File Date)
(year)(day) (month)
(Date of Issuance)
(City)(State)
(Province)(Country)
(year)
(day) (month)
(File Date)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Date of Issuance)
(City)(State)
(Country)(Province)
(a)
(b)
(year)
(day) (month)
(File Date)
(year)
(day)
(month)
(Date of Issuance)
(City)(State)
(c)
(Province)(Country)
(City)(Province)
Death Certificate(s)
(year)
(day) (month)
(City)(State)
(a)
(year)
(day) (month)
(City)(State)
(b)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Name of the Citizenship Document)
(Date of Issuance)
Other Identity Document of
Mother/Father/Parent
(e.g. Naturalization Certificate)
(Document Number)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Name of the Identity Document)
(Date of Issuance)
(e.g. Driver's License)
(Document Number)
(year)
(day) (month) (Name of the Document)
(Date of Issuance)
Other
(Document Number)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Name of the Citizenship Document)
(Date of Issuance)
(Document Number)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Name of the Identity Document)
(Date of Issuance)
(Document Number)
(Legal Guardianship; Power of
Attorney, etc.)
(year) (day) (month) (Passport Number)
Mother/Father/Parent's Passport
(Date of Issuance)
(year)
(day) (month)
(Passport Number)
(Date of Issuance)
(Nationality)
(Nationality)
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(Country)
Mother/Father/Parent's Passport
Other Identity Document of
Mother/Father/Parent
(e.g. Naturalization Certificate)
Other Identity Document of
Mother/Father/Parent
Other Identity Document of
Mother/Father/Parent
(e.g. Driver's License)
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D. CONTINUATION SHEET
(USE THIS SPACE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION)
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AUTHORITY: The information solicited on this form is requested pursuant to provisions in
Titles 8 and 22 of the United States Code (U.S.C.), whether or not codified, including
specifically 22 U.S.C. 2705 and predecessor statutes, and by regulations issued pursuant to
E.O. 11295 (August 5, 1966), including Part 50, Title 22 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
PURPOSE: The primary purpose for soliciting the information is to establish citizenship,
identity, and entitlement to issuance of a Consular Report of Birth and to properly administer
and enforce the laws pertaining thereto. The information may also be used in connection
with issuing other evidence of citizenship, and in furtherance of the Secretary's
responsibility for the protection of U.S. nationals abroad.
ROUTINE USES: The information solicited on this form may be made available as a routine
use to other government agencies, to assist the U.S. Department of State in adjudicating
passport applications and requests for related services, and for law enforcement and
administrative purposes. It may also be disclosed pursuant to court order. The information
may be made available to foreign government agencies to fulfill passport control and
immigration duties. The information may also be provided to foreign government agencies,
international organizations and, in limited cases, private persons and organizations to
investigate, prosecute, or otherwise address possible violations of law or to further the
Secretary's responsibility for the protection of U.S. nationals abroad. The information may
be made available to private U.S. citizen 'wardens' designated by the U.S. embassies and
consulates. More information on the Routine Uses for the form can be found in the System
of Records Notice, Public Notice 6209 for May 2, 2008. The title of this notice is Overseas
Citizens Services Records.
DISCLOSURE: Providing the information requested on this form is voluntary. Failure to
provide the information requested on this form may result in the denial of a Consular Report
of Birth, related document or service to the individual seeking such report, document or
service.
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
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PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT (PRA) STATEMENT
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 20 minutes
per response, including time required for searching existing data sources, gathering the
necessary documentation, providing the information and/or documents required, and
reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this
collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. If you have comments on the
accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please send them
to: CA/OCS/L, SA-29, 4th Floor, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20037-3202.
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