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Hi Cesar,

I'm a US born citizen with Colombian parents. My mother registered me in Colombia when I was young and I even had a Colombian passport. I am now trying to get my cedula for the first time but my mother does not have any of these documents. How would I go about getting proof that I've been registered so I can apply for my cedula in the states?

Thank you so much!

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Dear Ms. Lissette:

I had trouble login in into Allexperts.com. I went to another computer today and was able to login from that one. I am sorry for the delay.

Since you are outside of Colombia then the point of contact is a Colombian consulate. They will be able to help you. You could show them your US documents, mention your situation, maybe bring some documents from your parents, and bring photocopies, passport number, or whatever you have from Colombia. Your parents should be able to give you additional information such as where they registered you (name of the notary office, city, when approximately they registered you, what other documents they got for you, etc. If for some reason they cannot help you then you can contact a friend or relative in the city where you were registered to see if that person could get a copy of the registry of birth, etc. That person probably would need to get a notarized and translated authorization letter from you so that the person could show he/is authorized to get photocopies of your documents. Then with that information you could order your documents in the US. I see it hard that they will release documents to the person other than photocopies of your birth certificate, not of your passport or things like that because those need to be picked up in person.

Best wishes,

Cesar
cesarcalifornia@hotmail.com

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At Allexperts I provide free information about Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela such as travel and investment advice. My websites are www.CesarUSA.com, www.CesarInternational.com, and www.SupermodelUS.com. I provide services such as information about real estate in the U.S., Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. I also sell software and promote artists and models. I have been travelling to and living in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and U.S.A. throughout my life. I am familiar with matters related to safety and employment in the mentioned countries. I can provide information about Medellin, Pereira, Santa Rosa, Bogota, and a little bit about Cartagena, Cucuta and a few other cities. I can provide basic general information on touristic matters related to Colombia, United States, Ecuador, Venezuela. A little bit about Colombian and American immigration. I am bilingual in English and Spanish.

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I have lived in Colombia in several occasions, most recently for about 6 years until 2014. I have lived in the US for many years. I invite you to visit www.CesarUSA.com

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I studied Systems Engineering

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