Fulfil the requirements:
- The child is born outside the United States to a u.s. citizen parent.
- The child is under 18 years old.
- The u.s. citizen parent meets the u.s. physical presence requirement.
Collect the supporting documents:
Your attorney collects the documents which you will need to present at the u.s. embassy or consulate in your country.
Appointment at the U.S. Embassy:
Your attorney schedules the first available appointment at the u.s. embassy or consulate.
Receive CRBA and U.S. passport:
A crba is not a travel document, so you will also need a u.s. passport. Both applications will be handled at your scheduled appointment.
Complete the application forms:
Your attorney prepares and submits the application forms for the crba and u.s. passport.