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The U.S. Department of State's Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program (CPIAP) notifies the parent or guardian of participating children whenever an application for a U.S. Passport is submitted in their name and verify whether the parent(s) approve this passport being issued. You must be the legal parent or guardian of each child under the age of 18 to enroll in the program.
This program does not limit the issuance of a passport, nor does it track or restrict its use.
The Consular Report of Death is required in U.S. legal proceedings, instead of the foreign death certificate. You may get up to 20 certified copies of this document at no charge from the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the country where the death occurred. For additional copies, contact the Passport Services Vital Records Office at 1-202-485-8300.
U.S. Citizenship for People Born Abroad or in U.S. Territories
You are a U.S. citizen if:
You have a birth certificate issued by a U.S. state or territory. If you were born in a U.S. territory, but do not have a birth certificate issued by that territory, you may be able to verify your citizenship status using other documents.
You were born outside of the U.S. to at least one U.S. citizen parent and your parent(s) recorded your birth with the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in that country:
If the embassy or consulate did not issue a Consular Report of Birth Abroad and you are 18 years of age or older, learn how to get a Certificate of Citizenship from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) instead. This document is proof of your U.S. citizenship.