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STATE/COUNTRY OF BIRTH

Data Element: STATE/COUNTRY OF BIRTH
Definition: State or country of subject's birth. If USA, enter state. If not USA, enter country.
Standard of Verification: The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) has the responsibility of determining the country of birth of foreign born persons. Therefore, to be considered verified, the information must be collected from INS or an official birth certificate.
Data Type: A
Field Size: 2
Field Format: 2A
Originating Teams: Corrections and Law Enforcement
User Teams: Corrections and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: Tables/Codes for this data element are available in the NCIC Code Manual, which is accessible to users of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Online (LEO) Network.

Individuals without LEO access that seek to obtain further information can telephone NCIC directly at (305) 625-3000.
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 2/87
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 2/91