Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under the Age 16

ICR 202311-1405-003

OMB: 1405-0129

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1405-0129 202311-1405-003
Received in OIRA 201908-1405-005
Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under the Age 16
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 11/13/2023
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 12/31/2023
362,900 416,477
120,967 138,826
2,794,330 2,136,527

The information collected on the DS-3053 is used to facilitate the issuance of passports to U.S. citizens and nationals under the age of 16. The primary purpose of soliciting the information is to ensure that both parents and/or all guardians consent to the issuance of a passport to a minor under the age 16, except where one parent has sole custody or there are exigent or special family circumstances.

US Code: 22 USC 211a Name of Law: Authority to grant, issue, and verify passports
   US Code: 8 USC 1104 Name of Law: Powers and duties of Secretary of State
   US Code: 18 USC 1542-1544 Name of Law: False statement in application and use of passport
   PL: Pub.L. 106 - 113 Section 1000 (a)(7)), Name of Law: Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2000 and 2001
   US Code: 22 USC 6039E Name of Law: Information concerning resident status

1400-AF10 Final or interim final rulemaking 88 FR 41025 06/23/2023

  87 FR 63739 10/20/2022
88 FR 77654 11/13/2023

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 362,900 416,477 0 -53,577 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 120,967 138,826 0 -17,859 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 2,794,330 2,136,527 0 657,803 0 0
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Supporting Statement.

Alan Jones 202 717-0683


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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