Citizenship Evidence

List of Acceptable Items
You must provide one (1) of the following:
  • Current or previous passport
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • A Birth Certificate (original or certified copy) that contains the following:
    • Full name of applicant
    • Date of birth
    • Place of birth
    • Certification (authorized seal)
    • Date of original record / registration date
    • Registrar's signature
  • Birth certificate (even if passport is available) is required to verify parents/guardians for applicants aged 15 and under.
For further information or to download applications, visit the U.S. Department of State’s passport website.

Here are some additional sites which you might find useful if you are travelling outside the United States:

Emergency Resources While Traveling Abroad

Search for Doctors by Language

John Hopkins Medicine - What To Do If You are Sick when Traveling

CDC - Getting Health Care Abroad

Medicare for Travelers Outside the United States