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Let's say our daughter's name is " Lisa Ana Kirk Jones " and I put on the DS forms just " Lisa " as first when that name should be " Lisa Ana " . This is how it appears on the forms FIRST Lisa Middle Ana Kirk LAST Jones . On her NSO birth certificate it appears " Lisa Ana " as first name .

How much of a problem will this be at the CRBA interview ? I will not be present at the interview and already filled out the DS forms with the notary . When I examine my U.S. passport the surname appears first then below is given names . With that in mind when our daughter's passport is issued it should appear to be correct . On the surname will be " Jones " on given it will read " Lisa Ana Kirk . Question really is how critical the wording is on the DS forms and if they allow it and approve the CRBA . I doubt I could redo the DS forms and send them in time . Hopefully everything will be OK the way it is .

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I think you'll be fine, because my son had almost the exact same situation, and we had no problems at all.

My wife and son each have 4 names. Here in Cape Verde names are organized by "personal names" (1 or 2) and "family names" (1 to 4). (That is, the second name of a "David Jones Smith" would not be considered a given name like in the US.) I've never been sure what the "right way" to translate this into "first, middle, last" is when they want a full official name. My wife has one personal and 3 family names, and my son has two personal and 2 family names. On all the CRBA-related forms, I put all names the same way you did:

First name: the first one

Middle name: all the ones in the middle

Last name: the last one
On his birth certificate, his name is written:
Personal name: Name1 Name2
Family name: Name1 Name2

No problems or comments at the interview, and my son got his CRBA. Hope everything goes well for you, too!

Edited by CVGetz

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