My 19 year old son is travelling to Belfast by ferry. He has got a passport, but he is travelling with a 11 year old who has got no photo Id. What will he need to take?

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    That is it the question? Belfast UK, right? (Probably there are many other Belfast in US, Canada, Australia, etc.). Ferry from where? UK? Ireland? Isle of Man? France? Norway? Commented Mar 24, 2022 at 8:18
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    In addition to @GiacomoCatenazzi's questions, it's likely that the answer depends on the child's nationality. I suppose from the fact that the child has no photo ID that the child is either British or Irish. Is that correct?
    – phoog
    Commented Mar 24, 2022 at 11:16
  • While these questions are legit, if the ferry is from anywhere other than the UK then the child will need a travel document. So I think it's safe to assume they mean from the UK. Commented Mar 24, 2022 at 13:42
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    Have you checked the ferry company’s website? Eg StenaLine policy accepts a birth certificate to prove ID for children aged up to 17 years stenaline.co.uk/faqs/passports-and-visas/… but others may have a different policy citizensinformation.ie/en/government_in_ireland/…
    – Traveller
    Commented Mar 24, 2022 at 17:27
  • Related: travel.stackexchange.com/questions/112000/…
    – JonathanReez
    Commented Mar 24, 2022 at 18:48


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