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Hi everyone I live in northern Cyprus (it doesn't important btw) and I'm 15 years old and I have a Republic of Cyprus (not Northern) passport with EU (European Union) ID card. I just booked a flight for Germany (Stuttgart) from Turkey (Istanbul). The people who work in check-in (Türk Hava Yolları) didn't tell me about problems while leaving Turkey and entering Germany as well. And I just want to be sure about problems while leaving Turkey and entering Germany. Will they stop me because of my age and my passport? (Turkey doesn't recognise Republic of Cyprus).

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  • How do you plan to get from Cyprus to Turkey? europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/entry-exit/… – Traveller Jul 2 at 18:25
  • @Traveller It sounds like she is already in Turkey. – Michael Hampton Jul 2 at 18:30
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    Perhaps, but it's not clear. @Amylee Are you now in Turkey? – David Jul 2 at 18:32
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You can enter Germany (or any EU state) with just your Cyprus national ID card; a passport is not strictly required but it is good to travel with it in case you intend to travel to some other countries later.

It's recommended that you also carry a letter of consent signed by your parent(s) or guardian(s):

In addition to their own valid travel document (passport or ID card), although not obligatory by law, all minors entering or leaving Germany are advised to carry a declaration of consent (where possible in the languages of both the home country and the destination country) signed by the parents who have custody over them. The declaration should show:

  • that the minor has permission to travel alone,
  • the contact details of the parents with custody,
  • the route the minor will take and
  • the contact details of any accompanying adults.

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