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You may prove U.S. Citizenship with any one of the following:

Previous U.S. Passport

Certified birth certificate issued by the city, county or state
NOTE: A certified birth certificate has a registrar's raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal, registrar’s signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar's office, which must be within 1 year of your birth

Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth

Naturalization Certificate

Certificate of Citizenship

A Delayed Birth Certificate filed more than one year after your birth may be acceptable if it:
Listed the documentation used to create it and Signed by the attending physician or midwife, or, lists an affidavit signed by the parents, or shows early public records.

If you do NOT have a previous U.S. passport or a certified birth certificate, you will need:

Letter of No Record Issued by the State with your name, date of birth, which years were searched for a birth record and that there is no birth certificate on file for you.

AND as many of the following as possible:
- baptismal certificate
- hospital birth certificate
- census record
- certificate of circumcision
- early school record
- family bible record
- doctor's record of post-natal care

NOTES:
- These documents must be early public records showing the date and place of birth, preferably created within the first five years of your life
- You may also submit an Affidavit of Birth, form DSP-10A, from an older blood relative, i.e., a parent, aunt, uncle, sibling, who has personal knowledge of your birth. It must be notarized or have the seal and signature of the acceptance agent.

NOTE: The following are NOT proof of citizenship
Voter registration cards
Army discharge papers
Birth abstracts from California or Texas
(You need a long-form birth certificate.)







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