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Thread: Remington acquired Russian citizenship

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    Good post. Congratulations. I got my RU passport a few years ago and never looked back. Best part is that my wife and two daughters also have dual citizenship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zagga View Post
    The zagran passport should be ready in 3 to 4 weeks. I brought my EU passport, and a copy of it, so that I had permission to spell my name in English as it should be spelt - not like how the computer horribly transliterates from cyrillic. Without my EU passport to hand, they would have written my name disastrously!
    I applied for zagran passport at Russian consulate in Wash DC. They took a copy of my US passport so they can match my English names on zagran passport. I didn't have to write permission or anything but they knew it was standard practice to make the job easier for border guards. They said 3 months but I heard others have gotten zagran passport abroad in 5 weeks so... one more week left for me. Hopefully.

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    Quick question - was your own birth certificate required for the application as well as passport? It’s not on the list my local OVIR had, but I can imagine them asking for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rusmeister View Post
    Quick question - was your own birth certificate required for the application as well as passport? It’s not on the list my local OVIR had, but I can imagine them asking for it.
    If you are filling the form DS-82 (passport renewal) then your old passport is evidence of US citizenship. They will take it and send it back to you with new passport.

    If you are filling the form DS-11 (new passport) then yes you'll need original birth certificate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remington View Post
    If you are filling the form DS-82 (passport renewal) then your old passport is evidence of US citizenship. They will take it and send it back to you with new passport.

    If you are filling the form DS-11 (new passport) then yes you'll need original birth certificate.
    Sorry. I meant for Russian citizenship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rusmeister View Post
    Sorry. I meant for Russian citizenship.
    My notarized copy of my birth certificate was required for internal passport but not zagran passport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remington View Post
    My notarized copy of my birth certificate was required for internal passport but not zagran passport.
    Certified in your state, then apostilled, then 'legalized' and translated here, or....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by xp@ View Post
    Certified in your state, then apostilled, then 'legalized' and translated here, or....?
    Original birth certificate was apostilled by my state then copied and translated by Russian notary. That's all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remington View Post
    Original birth certificate was apostilled by my state then copied and translated by Russian notary. That's all.
    How did you go about getting the apostille? Did you take a trip back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rusmeister View Post
    How did you go about getting the apostille? Did you take a trip back?
    I had it apostilled when I was in US. There are apostille services that can do it for you if you are not in US.

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