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Acknowledgement of paternity

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If the child’s parents are married at the time of birth of the child generally no acknowledgement of paternity is needed.

If the father of the child is not mentioned on the child’s birth certificate then a formal acknowledgement of paternity is usually needed.

Please find detailed information in the download below.

For further questions you may contact the Consulate.

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