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August 21, 2023

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A Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) is a formal document certifying the acquisition of U.S. citizenship at birth for a person born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent(s).

The eCRBA is the Department of State’s new online application for a CRBA that allows eligible U.S. citizen parents to complete an online application, upload all required documents, and submit payment prior to the in-person interview. eCRBA does not require any new information or processes – applicants enter the same information in the eCRBA as in the paper application. To apply for a CRBA online, you first need to create a MyTravelGov account. After you have created a MyTravelGov account, you can access the eCRBA application and schedule an appointment through the CRBA Portal at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo.