Infants and Children - Special ID Requirements
11.1 Special ID requirements – UK, Spain and France
Children under the age of 16 travelling on UK, French and Spanish domestic flights are not required to provide identification if accompanied by an adult.
11.2 Special ID requirements – Czech Republic
Children under 15 years of age travelling to the Czech Republic may travel on a parent’s passport provided the child or children are travelling with the passport holder. Children aged 15 years and older are required to travel on their own travel documents.
11.3 Spanish Children Under 18 Years
Spanish Children under 18 years of age travelling without their parents/legal guardians and with an ID card must have a form of written authorisation to travel from their parents. In relation to this written authorisation:
- You must collect the authorising form from Your police station and complete it before travel.
- The form must be presented with the child’s ID card at the Bag Drop Desk and at passport control.
- This form is required for international Flights only.
- If You do not have this form the passport control officers will refuse to allow You to depart.
- hildren travelling with a valid passport do not require this form as a passport acts as parental authority.
Children travelling on easyJet international Flights must have either a valid ID card or passport and any other necessary documents.
11.4 French Children Under 18 Years
French Children under 18 travelling without their parents/legal guardians must travel with:
- A passport; or
- An ID card (for those destination countries that do not require a passport).
11.5 Portuguese children under 18 years Portuguese nationals and alien residents under 18 years who are leaving or re-entering Portugal unaccompanied by their parent or legal guardian need a travel authorisation. This travel authorisation must be:
- Signed by the parent or legal guardian; and
- The signature must be notarised if the parent or legal guardian resides in Portugal; or
- The signature must be authenticated by a Portuguese embassy or consulate in the country where the parent or legal guardian resides.
This travel authorisation is also required when Minors are accompanied by a person other than their parent or legal guardian. In such cases the travel authorisation must also clearly show the name of the accompanying person. Foreign Minors under 18 years (i.e. between 14-17 years) who are travelling alone into Portugal may be refused entry if they do not have anyone in Portugal taking responsibility for their stay.
11.6 Romanian children under 18 years Romanian children will be allowed to depart from Romania if they are travelling:
- With both parents;
- With one parent and holding a letter of authorisation from the absent parent; or
- With a legal guardian (other than the parents) who is holding a letter of authorisation from the parents and also holding written evidence of a clear criminal record.
If the children are travelling unaccompanied:
- They must be holding a letter of authorisation from both parents;
- In the case of divorced parents, the letter of authorisation should be written by the parent who has custody of the minor, which must be accompanied by a copy of the final divorce decree; or
- In the event of a deceased parent, the letter of authorisation must be accompanied by a copy of the death certificate.
11.7 Italian children (under 14 years old)
Italian children under the age of 14 can only be accepted for travel with one of the following forms of identification: