If you were born in the United States, you are required to furnish the following:
- Letter to Custodian of Birth Records (PDF), completed and signed
- Proof of absence from the U.S. such as: Wohnsitzbescheinigung/certificats de residence, school certificates, medical records, work contracts
- 1 Color photocopy each of the above listed original document
Proof of absence must be documented for each year, starting school age until now.