Then you have a problem, since his name is XXXXX XXXXX the birth certificate you will be required to get his authorization. Given that he is whereabouts unknown you will need to file for sole custody
of your child to get a court order showing that you alone have sole legal rights to make decisions on your child's behalf. Since he is whereabouts known, you will need to "serve him" through the newspaper. This may take some time.
Information regarding the same here
You may wish to contact the following for possible exceptions (which I don's see but to verify):
The Bureau of Overseas Citizens Services (OCS) at the United States Department of State (DOS) works with a wide range of domestic and international organizations to assist American citizen families in the U.S. and abroad. They are fully committed to protecting the welfare and interests of children and their parents.
Within OCS, the Office of Children's Issues (OCI) is responsible for coordinating policies and providing information about inter-country adoption and international parental child abduction, among others.
The Office of Children's Issues can be reached by phone or mail at:
Phone: 1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-736-9090
Department of State
Office of Children's IssuesXXXXXNW, SA-29
Washington, D.C. 20520
Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.
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