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Questions tagged [minors]

Questions about people younger than the age of adulthood, generally younger than 18 to 20 years old.

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Several questions about my overstayed visa [closed]

I overstayed my visa for a few years but I'm currently 17. Would it affect a minor differently? If I return back home to apply for a new visa, would I automatically be turned down due to my previous ...
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Can my friend and I spend the summer in Canada (6 weeks) at 16 years old without an adult?

My friend’s parents have a house in Canada, I was wondering can we go there from the UK and stay for 6 weeks without an adult?
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Checking luggage for minor I'm not traveling with

My parents are flying through my local airport and my 5 year old daughter is joining them on their journey from there. My parents and daughter have their itineraries "connected". I'll be checking ...
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Non EU travelling with minor EU children to UK

I'm a non EU citizen (South African) married to a EU citizen (Portuguese). We have a 5 year old and a 1 year old that both have EU passports. I would like to visit family in the UK, but will be ...
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Visa, 17 yr old, traveling alone, meeting the Parents, Japan

My friends have a 17 y/o daughter; they are all normal USA citizens. The parents are already in Japan for some weeks. The 17 y/o would fly separately and alone to Japan (ie, flying from the states) ...
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Is it legal for a Schengen consulate to refuse issuing a visa to children during school time?

A friend of mine was trying to apply for a Czech tourist visa with his wife and two children. He had a letter from the school certifying that the school won't object to their absence. However, the VFS ...
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Can the parent sign for in a minor's US DS-2019 form?

I recently received the DS-2019 form for the US J-2 visa application. The DS-2019 form is for my child (less than 14 yo) and requires signature by the applicant. Does this require: either parent (...
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Can I travel without the accompanying adult mentioned on my visa if they are already in the UK?

I applied for a visa with my teacher as an accompanying adult and my visa took longer than expected. When the time came for the trip, my visa wasn't ready yet so my teacher went to the UK without me. ...
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How do I apply for a UK standard visit visa for a 2-year-old child? [duplicate]

My husband holds a UK business visa and asked me to apply for a visit visa. I have filled in my application and entered my uncle's address under the question of where I plan to stay. I am trying to ...
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I am an 18-year-old Japanese citizen. Can I travel out of my country alone?

Can a 18-year-old Japanese citizen travel alone from Japan to South Korea? Japanese citizens are not currently considered full adults until age 20.
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Can I return to the USA as a tourist after living there illegally as a minor? [duplicate]

I am 20 years old. I live currently in Mexico and have been living here for 9 years. My parents took me to the USA when I was a minor (1 year and a half) and stayed until I was about 12 years old. I ...
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Travelling to the Philippines

Do you know what I have to submit at Frankfurt immigration? I intend to take a vacation with my son, who's half-Filipino, half-German. I don't know what kind of documents we need. Or is there a ...
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Uncertain about Schengen visa application question about residency type

I'm on a critical skill permit in Ireland. My son and wife are also with me as dependents. We are registered with GNIB (Garda National Immigration Bureau) cards and have our multi-entry visa. While ...
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Can I travel from UK to Ireland without a parent? [closed]

I am an Irish citizen, 16 years of age, and I’m in the UK. Can I travel without a parent to Ireland?
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Is there a service to accompany my 16-year-old daughter through Athens airport that's not the airline?

My daughter will travel from the UK to Athens in the summer. She is 16 years old and a little anxious having to do this for the first time on her own. I'm looking for a service to help her through ...
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China visit visa for unaccompanied child [closed]

Can my 7-year-old child get a visa to visit China with his Chinese teacher, without parents? His nationality is Syrian.
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Schengen visa for minor child travelling with grandparents

I am planning to visit my younger daughter in Switzerland in August. I want to take my elder daughter's 6-year-old child with me. The hitch is that my daughter is separated from her husband and is ...
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Can you authorize someone to accompany your children from US to another country?

Could a mother authorize a relative/friend to travel with her children (12-13 years old) from the US to another country? What are the rules and requirements? Would an authorization letter from the ...
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When travelling with a minor, is the US consent form ok to use in India and Singapore also?

I am travelling with my friend's 8 year old son from India to Los Angeles with a transit at Singapore. Is it enough if the child is carrying a "Minor Travel Consent Form" in the format specified by ...
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UK citizen on school trip with US passport?

My daughter is 14 and is due to go on a school trip to France in 13 days rom the UK. We just realised that her UK passport is expired. But she also has a valid US passport. Can she use this? And if ...
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Can a 15-year-old travel alone to Russia from the USA?

I want to meet a friend in the summer, but I've been looking at sites and each one is either vague or says something different.
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Minor on visitor visa returning to India from Australia with grandparents

My nephew (6 years old) is returning from Australia to India with his grandparents. He, his parents and grandparents came over on a visitor's visa for vacation. His parents left after a week. Will he ...
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USA documentation requirements for minor travelling on their own

My 17-year-old son is a dual US-UK citizen and is travelling to the USA this summer on his own. I have been told U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recommends that the child carries a notarized ...
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Check-in when flying as a minor? (American)

Current college freshman in the US who will be traveling across the country this summer for an internship. Only catch: I will be one month shy of my 18th birthday during my arrival flight. I am flying ...
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Grandson from the USA to stay in the UK with grandma [duplicate]

My 5-year-old grandson will visit me in the UK from the USA. He will fly with his father, but he will stay with me for 1 month. I want to fly with him to Central Europe without his father, and back to ...
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Document requirement for a 2+ year old child from India to Nepal by air accompanied by an adult

My son is supposed to travel to Kathmandu from New Delhi next month. He will be accompanying his mother who has a valid passport. What document would be required for him? He is 2 years and 3 months ...
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Can I return to the United States as a tourist after being there illegally for most of my life, as a minor?

I was born in Brazil and came to the United States at the age of 7, in 2007. I no longer need to live in the United States because I have found success in investing and no longer depend on having a ...
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Does JFK offer gate passes to pick-up/drop-off unaccompanied minor?

I am picking up my 12-year old niece on a jetBlue flight that lands at JFK then dropping her off at JFK a couple of days later for her return flight. Does JFK offer a gate pass so that I can pick her ...
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Can a teenager be company for a 9 y/o so that neither are 'unaccompanied minors'?

Two children traveling on a direct flight with family on each end. Per the airline rules (Alaska Airlines), for a teenager, traveling as a designated 'unaccompanied minor' is optional. Can a ...
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Can a minor have multiple standard visitor visas for the UK?

I am a teacher. I will take my students to the UK. Some of them already have visas for 10 years but I can not accompany them because my name is not listed on their visa stickers. If we apply for a ...
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Tips for first time travellers [closed]

We are a group of friends who wish to travel to a foreign country. We have chosen Singapore for our vacation. We all have Canadian passports, and according to information I find online, we do not ...
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Can a minor (17 years old) travel from the US to the UK unaccompanied?

I am considering taking a trip to England this summer to check out a university. For money (and experience) purposes, I would prefer to travel alone. My plan is to fly on Primera Air from BOS to STN. ...
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How can I get my US passport from abroad?

I'm 17 and I am applying for a US passport in the Philippines. Do I use the DS-11 form? Although I'm a US citizen, my guardian doesn't have legal custody and my mother can't be located. So far, I ...
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Can I have two UK accompanying-minor visas simultaneously?

I am a minor and have a UK accompanying visa with my parents. My parents could not make the trip, so I am going with my sister and applied for a short-term 6 month visa with my sister as my ...
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Traveling across Europe as a minor [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and want to travel across Europe by myself after graduation, but I wont be 18 yet. Would I have a problem traveling through countries? Is there anything specific I would need from my ...
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Arrested in 1994 for gang affiliation and overstayed as a minor [closed]

We went to the US on a tourist visa back in 1989 and I in particular overtayed for 5 years and went back to the Philippines on my own accord in 1994 before turning 18. I am aware that there shouldn't ...
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How to apply for a UAE visa (Dubai) for my 16th year-old sister? [closed]

Information: Our parents are not travelling with us but I'm 18 now, so it would help? Sister is 16 years old. It would be helpful because our real sister is living over there and they also have PR (...
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Can you go outside the airport in a foreign country when you are 14?

I'm 14 and traveling to Israel by myself. I have a layover in Toronto for 9 hours. I'm using Air Canada and do not have the unaccompanied minor service. Am I able to leave the airport and come back ...
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UK visit visa for an infant - how to apply if parents already hold a UK visa?

Both parents have long-term UK visit visas and they want to visit the UK with their new baby. How should they apply for the baby's visa? Should they attempt to apply for a 10-year long-term visa with ...
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How do I fill in online visa application for UK for my 7-month-old baby, if I am a UK citizen myself?

I am a British passport holder, born in the UK, now living in Sri Lanka. I have two half-Sri Lankan, half-British children. I want to apply for a UK visit visa for my 7-month-old who currently ...
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Can a 15-year-old travel with relatives from Pakistan to the USA?

I am travelling from Pakistan to the USA on a tourist visa with my uncle, aunt and their son (my cousin). Is it allowed to travel without my parents from Pakistan to the USA, given that I have a ...
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Do minors flying from Portugal with only one parent need a parental consent letter?

We are a Spanish family living in the UK. We are planning some holidays in Spain in which one of the parents would need to fly the children from Portugal back to the UK. We know that, to leave the ...
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How do I buy a one-way ticket for a minor if I need to buy a round trip ticket for myself?

I'm going to pick up my son from out of state and I'm going to buy my round trip ticket. How would I buy the ticket for him when he's only 3? I know you need to be a certain age to fly unaccompanied, ...
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Sleeping options when under 18 and travelling solo

I'm a 16 year old citizen of Ukraine, living in Poland, and I want to travel to Lofoten, northern Norway, by hitchhiking from Warsaw. One of the adventure's goals is to spend as little money as ...
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Is a parental letter of consent required to leave or enter Japan for a mother traveling with her child?

If traveling from Okinawa, Japan to Seoul, Korea, is it required to have a consent letter to leave and enter if the child is travelling only with the mother?
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Traveling through Europe as a minor

So I'm a 15 year old teenager who moved to Germany like 6 months ago (with my family of course) and I was wondering if I could travel alone back to my hometown in Croatia for a few days with a bus ...
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ID Document for Unaccompanied Minor in Indian Domestic Flight

Do CISF and various Indian airlines accept ID cards issued to students by their schools (a private school, in this case) as a "valid photo ID" card? The child will be an unaccompanied minor with no ...
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Child entering Canada with both parents

Planning a trip to Canada next month, I am checking the required documents for us to enter the country. We are from Europe, have valid passports and have an eTA each. There is only one unknown : what ...
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Traveling to the UK without adult supervision

Me and my British friend are planning a hitchhiking/hiking trip in the UK. She's British and lives in Stoke on Trent. I'm from Poland. I planned to arrive in Birmingham and leave from either Glasgow ...
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Questions concerning a minor flying out of the United States with someone who is not their parent

I have a few questions concerning a minor flying out of the country. I am a minor living in Texas, and I have been invited to travel out of the country by a family friend. I asked for permission from ...