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Can a child born in USA get Indian citizenship?

Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

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Indian passport for US born child toIndian parents. A child born in the USA is aU.S. citizen by birth. If such child isborn to Indian Parentage, an Indian passportcan be obtained for a U.S.-born child if: Thebirth of the child is registered at an Indianmission in the U.S.; and.

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Then, can a child born in USA get citizenship?

Under certain circumstances, children may acquireU.S. citizenship from their parents. The Naturalization Actof 1790 provided for birthright citizenship for childrenborn out of U.S. jurisdiction to two citizenparents. Otherwise the child would not retain the U.S.citizenship (hence the name "retentionrequirement").

can Indian have dual citizenship with USA? The Constitution of India usually does not permitholding Indian citizenship and citizenship of aforeign country simultaneously. The Government of India hasnow enacted laws to grant Overseas Citizenship ofIndia (OCI), commonly known as “DualCitizenship”. Dual Citizenship is not open to allpeople of Indian origin.

Also question is, how do I apply for an Indian baby born in USA?

Apply for the Overseas Citizen of India(OCI) Card for the newborn baby. PIO (persons ofIndian origin) Card is no longer being issued. Applyfor a tourist visa to India for maximum 6 months. Youwill not need a visa for the baby to enter USas she is already a US citizen holding a valid USpassport.

Will Indian parents have to pay NRI fees for schooling in India if their child is born in the US?

Very early to worry about NRI fees in colleges.Get US passport, the child has been born inUSA and is US citizen. After 18, let child andparents together decide to get Indian citizenship.Will need US passport to bring child back toUSA who is US born.

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