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What is form DS-3053 statement of consent?

What is form DS-3053 statement of consent?

A passport parental consent, or statement of consent (Form DS-3053), is used in the event a minor (person under 16 years of age) is applying for a passport and only one of the parents/guardians can be present.

What is a written statement of consent?

The legal parent/legal guardian who cannot apply with the child can give consent using this form or a written statement that includes all of the information on this form. This form or the written statement must be notarized. If the required consent is not submitted, the child may not be eligible for a U.S. passport.

What is a form DS 5525?

The Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor under Age 16 (DS-5525) is used in conjunction with the Application for a U.S. Passport (DS-11). This form is only for use if the written consent of the non-applying parent or guardian cannot be obtained.

Can I print out form DS-3053?

The PDF form DS-3053 must be printed and filled out using black ink. The instructions are included in the PDF file. It is recommended that the form be filled out completely and legibly, as incomplete forms or illegible writing can cause delays in application processing times.

How long is DS-3053 Good For?

Note that DS-3053 is valid for only ninety days from the time of notarization.

How do I get a passport for a child with one parent absent in the US?

If one parent/guardian cannot go with the child to apply for the passport, they can give permission by completing Form DS-3053 ‚ÄúStatement of Consent.” You must submit the completed form with the child’s passport application.

How do I get my DS-5525 approved?

You will need to fill out passport application form DS-11, and submit your child’s birth certificate, your ID establishing parental relationship, a passport photo of your child, DS-5525 applying for exigent special family circumstances and supporting documents, and a passport book fee of $80, plus a $25 execution fee.

What is a statement of special circumstances?

Special Family Circumstance: Your request may qualify as a special family circumstance if the child’s family situation makes it exceptionally difficult or impossible for one or both child’s parents/legal guardians to provide the notarized, written statement of consent.

How do I write a letter of consent for passport?

The statement: “I hereby confirm that I _____________________________________ (name of applicant) give authorisation to my agent, whose personal signature is verified below, to lodge my application for a _______________________ passport and to collect my new passport for me.”

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