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Online eCRBA Application:
Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)

Online eCRBA Application:

This new online process (eCRBA) allows U.S. citizen parents to complete a Consular Report of Birth Abroad application online, upload all required documents, and submit payment prior to the in-person interview. Note that you need to meet the criteria below to apply online. If you don’t meet any of the criteria, you must apply by completing a paper application (DS-2029).

To begin the online application, you need to create a MyTravelGov account. MyTravelGov is a secure, encrypted portal. Once you complete the online application and submit payment, you will be directed to schedule your appointment at the U.S. Embassy. You can schedule your appointment here.

To apply for a CRBA online, you MUST meet all the following criteria:

  • You are applying for an appointment
  • The child was born in France
  • The child is under the age of 18
  • At least one parent a U.S. citizen or U.S. non-citizen national when the child was born.
  • You can use a credit/debit card or a direct payment method from a U.S. dollar-denominated bank account (also known as “ACH”) to pay online for your Consular Report of Birth Abroad application?
  • You are a biological parent of the child for whom you are applying for a CRBA