Adults traveling outside the U.S.
with children under 18, other than their own, must have a Permission or minor travel consent letter from both of the minors’ guardians.
The travel consent letter also covers a child traveling internationally with only one birth parent, one guardian, grandparents or other adults.
Can you travel abroad if you are under 18?
At what age can I travel abroad on my own? If you are 18 or over – You will be able to travel abroad on your own without the consent of your parents. If you are below the age of 16 and want to travel abroad but your parents do not agree, you or a parent, may need to apply to court for an order giving you permission.
Can a 17 year old travel abroad without parental consent?
Can a minor under 18 years of age travel to another country without their parents? Minors may be able to travel to another country without either one of their parents. They may however require a notarized written consent letter from both parents.
How old do you have to be to go abroad on your own?
Children 12-15 years old: May travel unaccompanied, however, an adult must sign the Form of Indemnity the day of flight departure at the airport check-in desk. Children without this completed form will not be allowed to fly. Children under the age of 12: Must be accompanied by an adult 16 years or older.
Can a 16 year old go abroad alone?
According to the airline industry, a passenger is classed as an adult at 16 years of age. Children younger than 16 can still travel unaccompanied, but there are usually specific rules and procedure that need to be followed. Not all airlines will accept unaccompanied children younger than 14 years on their flights.