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Let me see if I can help. If you are the child's parent or a guardian, you are able to sign the forms for a passportIn most cases either the mother or the father can sign the application process, unless there is a court order that has been issued that puts the parental responsibility in dispute. We were also told by a recent caller that a child custody or maintenance order did not take away (as a parent) parental responsibilities to the child, and we were obliged to add this to the website as an informative statement.Please also note that if both parents are present on the childs birth certificate, then both parents have equal rights to sign the passport application on behalf of the chil
No they can not without the consent to be named as guardians by both parents.