Citizen parents want to apply for child's US passport.

Asked 5 months ago - Fremont, CA

My spouse and I became US Citizen five years ago, My daughter who is 17 now came to the US last year. Now i want to apply for her passport and passport office want us to show proof that she is our daughter, I sent her birth certificate( in my country we don't put mother's name) and they didn't excepted? I am totally lost? what should I show to show my relation to her.

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Hire a lawyer and quit presiding in the "lost" state. It is complicated.

    The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed... more
  2. Athina Karamanlis Powers


    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . I need more info for your case. But you need a lawyer to explain the cultural differences and you can establish legally that this is your daughter. Serious question is HOW she came in the country

    Disclaimer:Attorney and Fraud Examiner.One of few that are Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE). The information... more
  3. Tripti Sharad Sharma

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . If your daughter entered on a non immigrant visa, you may not be able to get her U.S. passport by applying at the post office.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more
  4. Katja Anneli Charlotta Hedding


    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . In order for you to get the correct answer in you specific case you will need to provide a lot more information. Please consult an immigration attorney.

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