How do I obtain a passport for my child born overseas?

Passport Frequently Asked Questions and AnswersQuestion:  How do I obtain a passport for my child born overseas?

Answer:  There are several ways to obtain a passport. In some cases, a Consular Report of Birth can be obtained. According to the U.S. Department of state “A Consular Report of Birth Abroad may be given to any U.S. Citizen Child under the age of 18 who was born abroad and who has acquired U.S. Citizenship”. To see exact rules governing this process go to:

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/156216.pdf or obtain form DS-2029 or go to State Department website at:  http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/abroad/events-and-records/birth.html

Assemble the documents outlined in the above-mentioned PDF; make an appointment with your local U.S. Embassy or Consulate or with a military acceptance agent.

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