|U.S. Citizen |
(Includes the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Samoa or Swain's Island for purposes of Medicaid)
Note: Listed are the most common documents used to prove citizenship. The list is not exhaustive and there are other documents that can establish citizenship.
- U.S. Birth Certificate
- U.S. Passport
- Naturalization Papers of Certificate (N-550 or N-570)
- Consulate Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
- Certification of Report of Birth (DS-1350)
- U.S. Citizen I.D. Card (I-197 or I-179)
- Certificate of Citizenship (N-560 or N-561)
- Information from a primary source Federal agency (such as SSA) verifying U.S. as place of birth
- Religious document such as a baptismal record, recorded within 3 months of age showing the ceremony took place in the U.S.