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Other Names: Child Travel Consent Form Parental Travel Consent Form Parental Consent Form for Travel Consent to Travel Form Travel Consent Letter Minor Travel Consent Form
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What is a Travel Consent Form?

A Travel Consent Form is a letter of permission for travel is a document where a parent or guardian acknowledges that their minor will be traveling alone or will be accompanied by an adult other than the legal guardian. Using a Travel Consent Form, you can allow your child to travel with another adult domestically or internationally.
This highly-customizable Travel Consent template includes a medical release section in addition to the basic requirements for travel, so your children can receive medical care away from you, if necessary. Misunderstandings can occur when certain information isn't included, so you'll want to make sure that you include all of the relevant details.

When to use a Travel Consent Form:

  • Your child will be traveling alone within the US or internationally.
  • Your child will be traveling outside the country with their other parent.
  • Your child will be traveling within the US or internationally with another adult.
  • You will be traveling with minors, as a coach or other chaperone, and need forms for parents.

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Instructions for Travel Consent Form


If one legal parent is traveling by air or crossing a border with a minor child, this form should be signed by the legal parent that is not traveling with the child.


If a minor child is traveling by air or crossing a border with someone other than either legal parent, BOTH legal parents should sign this form.


If one or both legal parents are deceased, a certified death certificate should be attached to this form. If one of the legal parent's whereabouts is unknown, a separate affidavit stating such is suggested.


"Legal parents" includes individuals who are the legal guardians of the child.


Travel Consent Form


By signing below, approve travel for minor as follows:



Date of Birth:

Place of Birth:



Traveling to:

From: to


The following named adult will accompany





In the event of an emergency, can be reached at:





Home Phone Number:

Cell Phone Number:

Work Phone Number:





Home Phone Number:

Cell Phone Number:

Work Phone Number:


In addition,authorize to consent to any necessary routine or emergency medical treatment during the aforementioned trip.



Signature: ________________________________






Witness my hand and official seal





(notary signature)



Legal GuardianFatherMother


Travel Consent Form FAQs

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  • How do I write a letter of permission for my child to travel?

    You can quickly and easily draft a letter of permission for your child to travel with this template. At a minimum, the permission letter should provide your child's name and date of birth, the dates of trip, the name of the adult companion, the specific travel destinations, and the reason for travel. You should also make sure to include both parents' full names, signatures, and phone numbers.

  • Who can notarize a child travel consent form?

    If your child is traveling within the United States, notarization is typically not required. International travel requirements vary by country. Your best bet for international travel is to get your letter notarized. Many banks and credit unions provide notary services, or you can easily find one within your town. There is an increasing number of mobile notary service providers that will even travel to your location.

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