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Hi I have booked a holiday for myself and my son along with my father and sister at Easter to go to Orlando nd then Philadelphia for complete return to Ireland two weeks from leaving. I'm a single mum and never had contact with his dad and he is not on the birth certificate. How do I get a visa when I don't know of where his dad could be. Can I apply without or what happens? Will my son be not admitted to travel under my circumstances?
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If the father is not on the child's birth certificate you do not need to get written consent from the father.

As a single mother where paternity is not established you are not required to locate who you may believe to be the father to allow the child to get a visa. The US laws see you as the sole custodian of the child.

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Immigration Lawyer: Judith Ludwic, Immigration Lawyer replied 2 years ago

If you are from Ireland no visa is even required. You may come to the US on the visa waiver program by applying electronically for permission to enter.

http://www.esta.us/visa_waiver_countries.html

Here is the link to the online application

https://www.usavisaonline.com/esta.html?store=english

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