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I am the father of an infant child who currently has a different nationality to me (I hold an EU passport, and he has a non-EU passport).

On both of our passports we share the same surname.

My question is: What problems can I anticipate traveling with my child and without their mom?

Would immigration staff in any parts of the world deny us entry based on having different nationality passports?

This is a near duplicate of this question, that suggests traveling with the birth certificate as well. However as a father I am concerned that I may face more issues than a mother in the same situation?

marked as duplicate by uncovery, Vince, Kate Gregory, Karlson, Doc Apr 9 '13 at 2:09

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    If possible a signed letter from the mother authorising the intended travel might help. – WW. Apr 7 '13 at 8:14
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    If you think a father would have more problems than a mother, then follow the advice given in the other question. A letter from the other parent and a birth certificate should cover you. These letters are a good idea even when everyone has the same passport. – Kate Gregory Apr 7 '13 at 14:27
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    @Andrew Depending on what passport the infant holds and what country you're traveling to you may have a problem leaving more then entering the country. – Karlson Apr 7 '13 at 15:04
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    You wouldn't have to stand in different queues. You can go through the non-EU queue with an EU passport if you want to and in this case that would make sense. Or they will likely be more than happy to let the kid go through the EU queue since they are with you anyway. I've got an EU passport and my kids have Australian ones and we've always gone through the queues together. Always also with their mum though. – daamsie Apr 8 '13 at 0:19
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    Although the question is different, the rules are exactly the same as to the "mother" question. – Doc Apr 9 '13 at 2:09