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Dear Sir / Madam,

Have a good time,

I have an inquiry here and I am seeking for your view on this matter.

I am a non US citizen father of minor US citizen (5 years old), my daughter's US passport is expired.


would to tell you that I am unable at present time to get into US territory to sign the papers required for reissuing/renewal a new US passport for my daughter.

My question to you in respect of renewal/reissuing a new US passport , is it possible to reissuing a new US passport without my approval even in presence of the mother of the child in US , mean can the mother (who is a US citizen) signs the papers required for reissuing/renewal US passport for the minor in my behalf.

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If the child is under the age of 16 and you, the non-applying parent, cannot be present, then you must complete a Statement of Consent (form DS-3053) to be submitted with the application. The mother cannot sign the applciation on your behalf.

Here is the information for the Statement of Consent: http://travel.state.gov/passport/forms/ds3053/ds3053_846.html.

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

I would to notify you that it's not a process of issuance of US passort ffor the first time, it is about renewal for the expired passport.

Murad,

The same applies. A new passport is issued to replace an old, invalid one. They don't just add a stamp. They send a new book.

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