If you are a U.S. citizen and the parent of a child born outside of the United States, you will need to document your child’s U.S. citizenship with a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA).
At least one parent and the child must be present at the Embassy to submit the application. The following documents must be presented at the time of the CRBA application:
The eCRBA application will guide you through the process and will help you understand which documents to provide, as well as what type of documents are acceptable. You must provide supporting documents to show:
You can scan, save, and upload documents in each section of the eCRBA application. You must bring the originals to the in-person interview where a consular officer will verify all original documents.
If you cannot use the new eCRBA system, please follow the instructions below to prepare your documents and make an appointment for your child’s CRBA:
After you have all of your documents ready, email the completed forms to us at BelgradeCRBA@state.gov following the instructions below to make an appointment: