Can Children Travel Abroad With Siblings

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Can my child go abroad with another family?

It is not unusual for children to travel with their grandparents or other family members, or to be invited to join a holiday with a friend and their family. In this situation, the same rule applies: make sure a letter signed by each person with parental responsibility for the child accompanies their passport.

How old do you have to be to go abroad with friends?

If you are 18 or over – You will be able to travel abroad on your own without the consent of your parents. If you are under the age of 18 – It is up to the airline or travel operator whether you can travel abroad.

Can I fly with my child with a different surname?

Bring any document that could prove the relationship with the child. Ensure you have relevant documents: passports, birth certificates and marriage certificates. If you’re travelling under your maiden name with children of a different surname, a marriage certificate alongside your passport will ‘prove’ who you are.

Can my child be taken out of the country without the father’s permission?

The only exception is if the parent has proof of sole custody. As the parent who is not traveling with your child, you must provide notarized consent for your child to leave the country with your ex-spouse. Without your consent or signature, the U.S. Department of State will refuse to issue the passport.

Can I take my baby abroad without the father’s permission?

Parental responsibility is the legal rights, responsibilities and authority a parent has for a child. Without a parental responsibility, a parent will not be able to take the child abroad and holiday and if they do then this will be classed as child abduction which is a criminal offence.

Can my minor child travel internationally without parents?

Children under 18 may need a Letter of Consent to travel internationally without both parents.

Can a 14 year old travel abroad alone?

Minimum age for flying alone: British Airways permits children of 14 years of age to fly without being accompanied by an adult. Young flyers aged under 16 travelling alone must complete a parental consent form.

Can child travel without parents?

Minors may be able to travel to another country without either one of their parents. They may however require a notarized written consent letter from both parents. Minors interested in traveling without their parents should contact the embassy to address admissibility questions.

Do I need father’s permission to take child abroad Ireland?

If you are travelling alone with your child, you may have to provide evidence that you have the other parent’s consent to travel. If you are travelling to Ireland with a child under 18, you can find details of required documents from the Department of Justice.

Can you travel with different name on passport?

Your passport and social security name do not need to match. An airline or TSA will never ask for your social security card. You may continue to travel internationally under your maiden or previous married name. Airline & resort reservations for international travel need to be in your passport name.