DS-3053 Form


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What is a DS-3053 Form Statement of Consent 2024?

The DS-3053 form is used if a minor (a person under the age of 16) applies for a passport, and one of their parents/guardians cannot be present. The non-present guardian must give permission by filling out the consent and sending it along with the DS-11 form. A photocopy of the non-present parent/guardian front and back government-issued ID must be transferred to the notary.

What is required for a DS 3053 form?

3053 Passport Form is when one of the parents or guardians is not able to personally submit the completed application for the child at the appropriate facility. This form also requires the signature before getting notarized. The DS-3053 printable form is valid only for 90 days after the filling date.

Who needs a DS-3053 form?

The DS 3053 printable form is a mandatory form for all applicants for a U.S. passport who have had their name changed due to marriage, divorce, adoption, or any other court order. The form must be signed in front of a passport agent, and it must be accompanied by documentary evidence of the name change.

How to Fill Out DS-3053 Form

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Filling out Form DS-3053 Online, Passport Statement of Consent, is an easy process. To complete Form DS-3053 Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16, you must fill in the following information:

1. Last, First, and Middle names;

2. Date of birth;

3. Indication whether you need a passport in the form of a book and a card or a book/card only;

4. Non-applying parent/guardian’s statement of consent must include the following information:

  • Their name;
  • Name of the parent/guardian applying for the minor's passport;
  • The non-applying person’s address;
  • Telephone number and/or e-mail address.

The filling of form ds-3053: statement of consent from the non-applying parent/guardian for absent parent for passport of your child is simple with PDFLiner. However, don't forget that the form should be notarized before submitting.

5. Notarization of consent permission

  • Notary name;
  • Location (address);
  • The expiration date;
  • Notary seal;
  • Non-applying person’s ID;
  • ID number;
  • Place and date of issue;
  • Signature and date of notarization.

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Organizations that work with DS 3053 Fillable Form

  • The following form is accepted in:
  • U.S. Passport Agency.

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FAQ: Child Passport Form DS-3053 Popular Questions

  • Where can I get a DS-3053 form?

    The form DS 3053 statement of consent is available on the U.S. Department of State website or here at PDFLiner.

  • What submit with form DS 3053?

    There is no specific form that needs to be submitted with DS 3053 form PDF. However, the form does need to be signed by both the parent or guardian giving consent, as well as the person getting the passport.

  • Can Form DS-3053 be notarized abroad?

    Yes, the authorization letter for child passport can be notarized. However, not all U.S. embassies and consulates will accept DS-3053 form PDF which has been notarized, because there is no specific requirement to notarize the form. You can check with the U.S. embassy or consulate where you will apply for the visa for the specific requirements.

  • Can DS 3053 Passport Form be submitted electronically?

    No, the DS 3053 statement of consent must be submitted in person or by mail, because it requires a notary and an original signature.

  • How to sign DS-3053 child passport application form?

    To sign the form, the parent or guardian must provide their full name, date of birth, and relationship to the child. They must also provide their signature and date the form. Sign the form electronically using PDFLiner.

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