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Can I renew the passport if I cannot find the father?

Question: We came to Egypt when my ex-husband asked me and after I arrived, he disappeared. Now I want to renew my son's passport but I do not know where the father is. Also, I know that if I find him he won't renew the passport because he wants me to live in Egypt with the kids.

Now what can I do? I am an American by birth and so are my kids. He took the citizenship from me after marriage. I need an answer. I cannot live in Egypt and I cannot apply for schools because I have no money. What can I do now? I need help urgently.

Answer: If your son is an American citizen, then you can visit the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate general in Egypt. They can provide you with instructions on what the requirements are to get a passport for your son. For more information, click the links below.

U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt

U.S. Consulate in Alexandria, Egypt

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