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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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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. I planned to arrive in Birmingham and leave from either Glasgow or Edinburgh. I'm 17. My question is if I can enter the UK ( ...
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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 ...
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What documents are needed to take a child to the UK?

I am Brazilian taking my daughter to visit UK. She is on an adoption process in Brazil so I have her temporary guardianship until the adoption goes through. I have the judge's permit to take her to ...
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Travel documents required to travel to Nepal by a 8 year old child

I am an Indian national living in USA on a H1B1 visa. I will be travelling to Nepal from India, from the 13th to 18th June 2017 along with my wife and 8 year old son. Our passports will submitted to ...
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Can a minor child use her expired US passport as official ID to travel without parents to Puerto Rico?

Our child is a minor US citizen and will travel to Puerto Rico with a group not including us, her parents. We understand that, to make this trip without parents, she must carry an official photo ID ...
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If my son is attending a nursery school, do I need to provide a letter from the school to receive a Schengen visa?

I am an Indian living in UK. I have a 3-year old son who is attending nursery. I am planning for a trip to Italy and am applying for a Schengen visa from the Italian Consulate in London. VFS ...
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Is it possible to add another passenger when reserving for my round trip ticket, so we can get adjacent seats?

I am planning to go back home. The thing is, I am going home alone, but will be returning with my daughter. Is it possible to get a ticket with one departing, and two return? So we can get seats next ...
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Can minors apply for a visa on their own to travel to South Korea for a K-Pop training program?

Does a minor need their parents' permission to apply for a visa and to travel unaccompanied to another country? I am a 15-year-old Tunisian and want to attend a K-Pop training program in South Korea.
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Can I go back to visit US after overstaying as a child?

My parents and I went to the US in 2010, when I was 14 years old. In 2013, when I was 17 years old, we went back to our country. We had a B2 visa. Therefore, I overstayed for more than 2 years. ...
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Unescorted minors air-travel: gate to gate handoff [closed]

When an unescorted minor is either enplaned / deplaned at the Jetway, it is desired to have a family member to ensure that the child is enplaned / deplaned AT THE GATE / JETWAY. Is there a standard ...
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Can a minor fly from Germany to Portugal and back without permission from his parents?

My brother (17) and I (25) plan to fly from Germany to Portugal with Ryanair. I'm worried, if they will let him on the plane without our parents. I did a little bit of research and found this on the ...
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I'm traveling to Dubai with my son to visit his father, however we're not married. Would this cause any issues?

My son and I will visit Dubai. His father is working there but we are not married. Is there any problem specially with my son if his parents were not married? Edit (not from OP) to transfer some ...
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Can child under 18 with grandparents exit Uk without grandparents? [duplicate]

My query is to find out if a child (Under 18) is travelling with his grandparent, upon entry I understand he needs to make with his grandparent, as his visa will have the name of The grandparent. My ...
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What ID is needed for minors traveling with parents inside Mexico?

What sort of ID is required for minor children to fly with parents inside Mexico when the children are a mix of US citizens and Mexican citizens, and the parents are Mexican? (Three of the children ...
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Child escort rules/regulations from US to Europe

We would like to invite our niece from the US. She is 12 years old. She lives with her mother (our sister) but she is the child from the first marriage. She has a green card in the US and we ...
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Hitchhiking in Europe under the age of 18

We are two friends who are planning on hitchhiking trip in middle-southern Europe. Unfortunately, in the summer of 2017, we both will be 17 (he was born in October and I was born in December). ...
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Do foster parents have to be included on the Australian visa application?

I am a child, and live with my grandmother and uncle since my mother migrated to Australia. Should I list them on a visa application form that asks for details of parents, along with my mother's and ...
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Traveling as a 17 year old in Europe

I have a plan to stay some months in Germany learning about the language and culture. This will all be done in a course at an institute in Berlin, which will be my home for that period of time. But I ...
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Minor's passport photo has little resemblance. Still good for use or needs to be renewed?

Let's say a child's passport was issued when he/she is 6 months old and now this child is 4 years old. Passport is still valid for at least a year. Is the child's passport still acceptable? Though ...
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My visa expired in 2012 and lived here ever since, this coming May I am going to Washington DC. Can I travel domestically with a valid passport? [duplicate]

My Mexican visa expired in March 2012 and have lived in U.S. ever since and going to school here since kindergarten. I am planning on going to Washington DC on a school trip. Can I go showing a valid ...
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What is the minimum age for travelling alone?

I was just wondering because if minors were able to travel alone without supervision, isn't that extremely dangerous for them, as they are still minors and wouldn't have any supervision?
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Visiting the US after overstay as a minor [duplicate]

I found stories related to mine but none answered how I should fill out the Visa Waiver Program ESTA form. I moved to the US with my mother when I was 9 years old and left when I was 12 (with a ...
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Overstayed as a minor. Will I get the ESTA approval? [duplicate]

I moved to the US when I was 5 and moved back to my home country at the age of 13. Its been 13 years since then. I want to travel to the US for a short holiday and was wondering if I would get denied ...
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Can a 16 year old fly alone in the European Union?

I have an identity card, but I have never travelled to a different country. I'm planning next year to fly from Lithuania to Cologne, Germany, to an event that will probably take place for a couple of ...
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How can a 14 year old travel to Germany from the UK without adult supervision?

I have visited a lawyer here in the UK to ask if I need any documents or letters as I am underage. Other than booking with an airline that accepts children travelling alone. And he said that he can ...
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What are some tips for a child flying alone for the first time?

I am 14 years old and will be flying on a WestJet plane from Calgary to Vancouver, Canada. How early should I arrive at the airport? What do I do once I arrive at the airport? What should I do first, ...
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Can I go to UK holding an accompanied visa, unaccompanied

I am a minor, 14 years old and I applied for an accompanied UK visa stating that I would be accompanied with my uncle. My visa also clearly states my uncle's name and that I would only be allowed ...