Questions tagged [minors]

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

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Does a visa ban apply to a minor? If so, for how long?

In this question a mother has applied for a UK visa for her 12-year-old son. The visa was refused under Section V 3.6, deception. Normally, a subsequent application will almost certainly be refused ...
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Are there high chances of getting visa refusal in UK for misinformation?

I applied for a UK work visa recently and when filling the form I answered “no” with respect to have you ever been refused visa to the UK. However upon discussion with my parents I was informed I was ...
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17 year old trying to get back to US, with dual citizenship in Australia

I am a 17 year old in Australia trying to go back to the US. If I have citizenship for both Australia and the US am I allowed to travel back alone without my parents’ permission? Is there any way I ...
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What ID does a 17 year old need for domestic air travel?

I am 17 and I do not have my driver's license yet, would that be a problem even though I am flying from state to state with my grandma?
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Applying with minors for UK Standard visit visa [duplicate]

I am applying for the UK standard visit visa. I have filled my application and also entered details of my children traveling with me (it suggested that they still need to have separate applications ...
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2 year old's appointment not done but parents done, can we take him along [closed]

we have 2 appointments for me and my husband at VFS for a visitor visa. unfortunately my 2 year old's appointment did not get get through though his application is completed and payment made. Now ...
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Travelling to UK as an unaccompanied minor

I would be turning 18 in July and wish to travel to the UK in June. I hold an Indian passport. I would be travelling alone. I have had 2 previous UK visas (both now expired) which said I cannot travel ...
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Hosting foreign minors in Switzerland and Italy

We are planning on hosting a group of British minors (15 years old) in Switzerland this spring. They will be flying alone to Italy where we will pick them up at the airport and drive them across the ...
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Solo travelling EU at 17

I am from New Zealand and was wondering if anyone has more information about travelling around Europe at 17 solo. The countries I would be visiting are Germany, Switzerland and Italy. Do I need a ...
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Can I leave UK without the person that is on my visa? [duplicate]

I’m a minor 17 and I’m from Peru. I have requested a visa for the UK for a short-term study less than 6 months and I didn’t realize that they wrote in there only acc by/ father/. I’ll be entry the ...
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Can non-resident minors visiting the US go to shooting ranges in California?

I'm a 16-year-old from China and will be travelling to the states soon, is it allowed for non-resident minors to go to shooting ranges and operate firearms? (with adult supervision of course)
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Which visa for exchange [closed]

My son 15 years will be in Australia for Exchange (school), after the 3 month exchange we would like to travel 14 days with the whole family in Australia. Which visa needs my son ? We are Germans.
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Minor consent letter with multiple citizenships

I think similar topics have been discussed here but I haven't seen an answer to my question (yet). We currently live in country A, my wife has passport B, I have passport C and our son has 3 ...
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Can a non-parent file for OCI or Indian visa for non-Indian child?

What are the laws for filing OCI for an child? Is a non-parent such as uncle/grandparent allowed to file OCI for a child? or apply for an Indian visa?
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Can a minor US citizen travel into and out of country?

If US citizen child has relocated abroad, with his/her non US-citizen parents. Minor wants to visit US and return back to his/her parents. 1) Is there an age limit to travel alone eg: should be ...
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Can I fly from Kolkata to Imphal without any documents? [duplicate]

I am 16 years old and I don't have any documents except my birth certificate and my students identity card is also expired. I am going to Kolkata to Imphal to apply for my adhar card. So how can I fly?...
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How do I get airside at Boston's Logan airport without a boarding pass? [duplicate]

My minor daughter is traveling by herself internationally, leaving from Boston's Logan airport. It's the first time she's traveled via air on her own, and I'd like to go with her to her gate (past ...
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Schengen travel with minor Indian child born in Netherlands

We plan a travel to Germany and Austria with our 5 month old baby who is holding a indian passport issued by Indian embassy in Netherlands but does not have Dutch resident permit id. Is it ok to ...
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Documents required for Korean minor traveling alone to Norway

I'm a Korean citizen with an American green card trying to go to Norway for the summer vacation. I'm 17 years old and I plan to travel by myself. I'm wondering what are the documents I need in order ...
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can a 16 year old travel to Russia alone? (with both russian and us passports)

traveling by finnair, can a 16 year old travel to st. petersburg, russia alone? I have both russian and usa passports on me and last year when I traveled with my parents back to the us, we asked some ...
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Traveling to Germany with Cyprus passport and I'm 15 years old

Hi everyone I live in northern Cyprus (it isn't important btw). 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 ...
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Can minor child travel out of France before applying DCEM

I am an Indian, I am in France for a work and arrived last year. I had got the RP last year which is expired now and I have submitted my files for renewal of carte de Sejour. So I have a recepisse ...
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Russian regulations for minors travelling abroad

What are the Russian regulations/form for a Russian child, aged 6 travelling abroad with mother (for several months): is father's written permission required?
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Refusal Note for Swiss Visa applied in 2010 [closed]

I had a visa refusal from India to Switzerland in 2010. My daughter's passport was linked with mine as she was minor then.We were not given any refusal reason by the travel agency. Now my daughter ...
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Can I travel from Germany to England alone as an unaccompanied minor?

I currently live in Germany and am a German citizen. My passport is from the United States of America as I used to be a citizen there. I am moving to England (UK) alone. I am 14 years old and ...
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Minor traveling without parents from USA to Sweden

My 15 year old daughter will be visiting Sweden and Denmark in July accompanied by her grandparents. Airlines is SAS. Does she need a minor authorization travel document? I thought it would be a good ...
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Travelling in Germany as a 17 year old. What do I need?

I'm a 17-year-old Finnish citizen. I want to travel to Germany and am worried about all the documents you have to have. I've read a lot of sources that say that I don't need anything except my ...
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17 year old US Citizen traveling to Canada

I'll be traveling to Canada while I'm 17 (20 days from being 18) for a business conference and had questions about the page regarding "Minor children travelling to Canada". I currently don't live ...
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Single parent travelling with minors [closed]

Single parents travelling internationally with minor children may need a notarized letter from the other parent. My husband/the father of my children passed away. What should I bring on our trip to ...
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Visiting my mother in the US; she has overstayed her visa

My mother and I went to the United States last year. But after a month, I went home to my country in the Philippines and my mother overstayed her visa, because she was diagnosed with cancer and she ...
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Overystayed visa as a minor, can I now get an F1 to study? [closed]

I was taken to the US when I was 11, in 1999 with a parent. We stayed illegally until u decided to move back to my home country voluntarily in 2005 when I was 17, I was becoming an adult and realizing ...
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can my 15-year-old brother leave the UK to go back to his home country without being accompanied by the stated accompanied person in his UK visa? [duplicate]

My younger brother, who is 15, is going to visit me in the UK with my dad as the adult accompanying him. But my dad is only going for two weeks and my brother will go back 2 weeks after him. They are ...
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Visa advice for minor person wishing to enter the UK unaccompanied [duplicate]

My name is Tom and I am turning 18 in 6 months. I want to go to London in the first week of May but on my visa it's written only valid if accompanied by my mother. So my question is that if a get ...
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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 ...