Who needs a minor consent letter?
Parents have to sign a consent letter when they send their child to travel with a guardian. This is a mandatory document for travel and as essential as a passport or a visa. If one of the legal parents accompanies a child, the other legal parent has to approve a trip by signing a letter of consent.
What is a minor consent letter for?
The main purpose of a minor consent letter is giving permission to treat a child in force majeure. The guardian and the medical institution in the country of destination obtain a right to make decisions about pain-killers, first aid, transportation and other necessary operations to provide professional medical help.
Is it accompanied by other forms?
It is not accompanied by other forms, but it has to be revised and sealed by a notary.
When is the minor consent letter due?
There is a part in this letter where parents must write the dates of arrival and departure of the future trip. The letter should be prepared by the date of departure.
How do I fill out a minor consent letter?
Parents write their child’s name, age and the destination of the planned travel. They also furnish this letter with departure date and return date. After that they should write the traveling adult’s name. They should also provide a telephone number for emergencies. Four parties are to sign this letter: both legal parents, a guardian and a notary.
Where do I send it?
A guardian or a parent who accompanies a child must keep this letter together with their travel documents and provide it whenever it is requested in the country of destination.