What is needed for my son to get his citizenship?
Question Details: I am a U.S. citizen by birth. My son was born in Costa Rica with a Costa Rican woman who I married before he was conceived. We live in the U.S. now. Her permanent paperwork is filed and waiting responses. I need to know what to do in order to get him his a SSN and passport.
Did you ever register his birth with the US Embassy in Costa Rica when he was born? HOw old is he? YOu might be able to simply apply for his passport by showing that he is in fact a US citizen by virtue of you, his father, being a US citizen.
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