Form DS-10, Birth Affidavit
Form DS-10 (Birth Affidavit) may also be known as Department of State Passport Form DS10, DS 10, DS 0010, Form DS10 or immigration form DS-10.
Form DS-10 is required to be completed and submitted by a U.S. citizen who can confirm the birth of the applicant. The purpose of Form DS-10 to prove that the applicant was born in the United States, but that an official birth certificate cannot be obtained. Form DS 10 may also be submitted together with other birth records. Although not required, it is preferred that Form DS-0010 is filed by an older blood relative or the attending physician. Individuals that do not provide correct information may face consequences of a denied United States passport, fines and/or imprisonment.
Form DS10 is included in the following application guides:
This immigration form is available for free at United States government websites.