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A child born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents may acquire U.S. citizenship at birth if certain statutory requirements are met. In such a case, the Department of State will issue a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, also called a Form FS-240, in the child's name.
Please visit the Department of State's website for more information, including how the CRBA may be replaced or amended if necessary.
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