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Hi, is it necessary for me to send a notorized letter of consent to my wife in order for her to bring our son to the states? My son was born in the philippines, and i already did his crba and he has his own US passport. Im just wondering if you did the letter, or did not have too since your child was traveling with parent.

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I had to have a letter of consent notarized by my kids father for my kids to vacation in Netherlands. Also the normal passport which their dad HAD to sign in order for me to get. Something about the international kidnapping laws or something.

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I had to have a letter of consent notarized by my kids father for my kids to vacation in Netherlands. Also the normal passport which their dad HAD to sign in order for me to get. Something about the international kidnapping laws or something.

Not exactly the same situation as both petitioner and beneficiary are the biological parents.

OP- no you shouldn't need a letter of consent as the child is not leaving the country to be with one parent but with both biological parents.

Only need consent when either the mother or father is not in the picture and gives consent for their child to move countries.


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Not exactly the same situation as both petitioner and beneficiary are the biological parents.

OP- no you shouldn't need a letter of consent as the child is not leaving the country to be with one parent but with both biological parents.

Only need consent when either the mother or father is not in the picture and gives consent for their child to move countries.

Being a petitioner or beneficiary I don't feel this has nothing to do with traveling? Im saying to go on a vacation for two weeks. I had to bring a notarized letter from my ex husband for them to travel not move. If two parents aint together during travel generally they require a notarized letter due to the international kidnapping laws. This has been my experience anyways.


 
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Being a petitioner or beneficiary I don't feel this has nothing to do with traveling? Im saying to go on a vacation for two weeks. I had to bring a notarized letter from my ex husband for them to travel not move. If two parents aint together during travel generally they require a notarized letter due to the international kidnapping laws. This has been my experience anyways.

The letter is advised and not required.

Also it is not a requirement for one parent to have when entering the states as they do not require it.

(Other countries I know do, apparently Canada greatly enforces it!)

If the OP prefers to send a letter of consent then there is absolutely no harm in doing so just to be on the safe side.

But moving countries and having a holiday is very different.

They already have permission because they have visas to travel.

That's not to say that BC don't have the final say, but they already had To go through it all.

Edit- also I said it wasn't exactly the same situation. Not that it has nothing to do with it.

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NOA1 (all 3) hardcopy: 24/11/2014(Notice date 20th)

Bio-metrics App letter: 28/11/2014(Notice date 21st)

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Hi, is it necessary for me to send a notorized letter of consent to my wife in order for her to bring our son to the states? My son was born in the philippines, and i already did his crba and he has his own US passport. Im just wondering if you did the letter, or did not have too since your child was traveling with parent.

Being is is "our son" your wife does not need a letter from you to bring HER son to the USA.


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I would fax her or email her something to print out, better safe than sorry. But she will most likely be fine. They would have to suspect kidnapping or something, but scenario there is a kidnapping at the time she travels they will have heightened security and it's not worth all the extra hassles.

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Hi, is it necessary for me to send a notorized letter of consent to my wife in order for her to bring our son to the states? My son was born in the philippines, and i already did his crba and he has his own US passport. Im just wondering if you did the letter, or did not have too since your child was traveling with parent.

Nope. You don't need to authorize her.

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My son also has a filipino passport along with his us passport,, do we still have to pay for an ECC exit fee for my son??

NO. Just normal travel tax as he has dual citizenship


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      HandArrow.gif.adeb854ba620933849ae921ca0b44a0c.gif  Link to the Visa Process for Manila Embassy once you have your NOA2 : Click Here

 

Contact Hank: HERE

K-1 visa approved 21 March 2012

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