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A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. A certified copy of a birth certificate can be obtained through the State Vital Records office in the state or territory of your birth. Hospital birth records do not qualify as birth certificates.
A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. A certified copy of a foreign birth certificate with a notarized English translation will need to be obtained from the appropriate agency in the country of your birth. Hospital birth records do not qualify as birth certificates.
The Department of State issues a DS-1350 to U.S. citizens in the U.S. who were born outside the U.S. and acquired U.S. citizenship at birth. When the birth is recorded as a Consular Report of Birth (FS-240), certified copies of the Certification of Report of Birth Abroad (DS-1350) are issued by the Department of State in Washington, D.C.
In 1990, U.S. consulates ceased to issue Form-545, but it is still acceptable documentation.
These documents can usually be obtained through your tribal government or your Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Office.
DHS Form N-560 - Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issues certificates of citizenship to individuals who derive citizenship through a parent.
DHS Form N-550-Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issues for naturalization.
A permanent resident is someone who has been granted authorization to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis. As proof of that status, a person is granted a permanent resident card, commonly called a ‘green card’ by the U.S. Government.
Documents must show your legal name, date of birth and Court seal, and must be signed by the court authority.
If you do not have an original marriage certificate/ license, certified copies can be obtained through the State Vital Records office in the state in which you were married.
(note: NM’s new Alternative Identification Card may not be used to satisfy this requirement)
Top Left: Alternative Identification Card
Top Right: Driver's License
Bottom Left: Alternative Identification Card - Under 21
Bottom Right: Driver's License - Under 21
The Matricula Consular is an identification card issued by the Government of Mexico, through its consulate offices, to Mexican nationals residing outside of Mexico.
Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque, NM – 1610 4th St. NW – 505-247-2147
Mexican Consulate in El Paso, Texas – 910 E. San Antonio Ave. – 915-533-3644
A passport is a document, issued by a national government, which certifies, for the purpose of international travel, the identity and nationality of its holder. The elements of identity are name, date of birth, sex, and place of birth.
The US Military, the Coast Guard and the NM National Guard issue identification document cards to its enlisted members or members’ dependents. Documents must show your Social Security number.
The Department of Veterans Affairs issues photo Veterans Identification Cards.
A United States Military ID is an identity document issued by the United States Department of Defense to identify a person as a member of the Armed Forces or a member's dependent, such as a child or spouse.
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