Birth

Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications are now online.

eCRBA is an intuitive online system that guides you through completing and submitting CRBA applications online, ensuring the document is accurate and complete, and saving time on the day of the interview. American Citizens can upload supporting documents and pay online, providing them with a new, convenient option for registering their child’s birth.

eCRBA enables cashless payments through Pay.Gov, simplifying payments for many applicants.

A Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) is a formal document certifying the acquisition of United States citizenship at birth for a person born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents who meet the requirements for transmitting citizenship under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

CRBA applications must be made before the child’s 18th birthday. We recommend that parents apply for the CRBA as soon as possible after the child’s birth.

How do I know that my child meets the requirements? (Click here)

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