Who needs a DS-3053 form?
Both parents or guardians should appear with the child applying for a US passport. The information provided by DS 3053 form (Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor under age 16) is used in conjunction with the DS-11, “Application for a U.S. Passport”, for obtaining a passport of the United States by an underage person in a situation where a non-applying parent or guardian is absent at the time of execution of a passport.
What is the form DS-3053 for?
DS 3053 form is used as a statement of consent where the absent parent agrees with the application for a passport of his minor child and confirms their personal data.
Is the fillable form DS-3053 accompanied by other forms?
The DS-3053 form is an addition to the DS-11 form. A photocopy of the non-applying parent’s government-issued identification is required with this written consent.
When is passport consent form DS 3053 due?
This written consent to be valid must not be more than 90 days old.
How do I fill out Form DS 3053 online?
It is very easy to fill out DS 3053 form. You must write a name of your minor child, their date of birth and sign this form in front of a notary. Also, a notary certification of the document is required. The notary certifies the document and provides their personal data.
Where do I send DS3053 form?
This form should be submitted with a DS-11 application to any designated acceptance facility of U.S. Passport Agency.