parentage and citizenship
Spain will recognize a US birth certificate or US Parentage Order/Judgment.
The following documentation will be required to naturalize the child(ren):
Certified US Parentage Judgment/Order with an Apostille
Certified US Birth Certificate with an Apostille
Family Book (Libro de Familia)
Intended Parents may begin the naturalization of the child(ren) at the Spanish Consulate.
GC Matching Criteria / Complex Cases
Nothing to note.
The US birth certificate should reflect what the parent(s) would like the Spanish birth certificate to state.
For clarification purposes, a US birth certificate listing a same-sex couple is acceptable.
Returning to Spain / Clearing Immigration
Parent(s) may use either the EU or non-EU immigration line.
Parent(s) should have the following documents with them when clearing immigration:
US Birth Certificate
US Parentage Judgment/Order
Raquel Franco Manjon
Consell de Cent 276, Principal 1
Tel: +34 934 145 448