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Travel Clearance for Minors


Requirements

  1. For a minor traveling alone to a foreign country for the first time
    • Duly accomplished application form
    • A photocopy of the birth certificate of minor
    • A written consent of both parents or the solo parent or the legal guardian permitting the minor to travel alone to a foreign country
    • As appropriate, a photocopy of the marriage certificate of the minor\'s parents or a photocopy of the certificate of legal guardianship of the minor or in the case of solo parents, a photocopy of the solo parent identification card from the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office or a photocopy of a certification from the Local Social Welfare and Development Office of being a solo parent or Tallaq or Faskh certification from the Shariah court or any Muslim Barangay or religious leader or in the case of an illegitimate minor, a certificate of no marriage (CENOMAR)* from the National Statistics Office (NSO) or in the case of a deceased parent, a photocopy of the death certificat

      *Issuance of CENOMAR will take 1-5 days for cases of uncommon
      surnames and 1-15 days for common surnames.
      * Issuing office of CENOMAR is the National Statistics Office not the Local Civil Registrar.

    • Two colored passport size photos of the minor taken within the last six (6) months
  2. For a minor traveling for the first time with a person other than the parents or legal guardian
    • Duly accomplished application form
    • A photocopy of the birth certificate of minor
    • A written consent of both parents or the solo parent or the legal guardian permitting the minor to travel to a foreign country with a specific person other than them
    • As appropriate, a photocopy of the marriage certificate of the minor\'s parents or a certificate of legal guardianship of the minor or in the case of solo parents, a solo parent identification card from the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office or a certification from the Local Social Welfare and Development Office of being a solo parent or a court decree of separation, annulment or divorce, or Tallaq or Fasakh certification from the Shariah court or any muslim barangay or religious leader or in the case of an illegitimate minor, a certificate of no marriage (CENOMAR) *from the National Statistics Office or in the case of a deceased parent, a photocopy of the death certificate

      * Issuance of CENOMAR will take 1-5 days for cases of uncommon surnames and 1-15 days for common surnames
      *Issuing office of CENOMAR is the National Statistics Office not the Local Civil Registrar

    • Two colored passport size photos of the minor taken within the last 6 months.
    • Photocopy of the passport of the traveling companion
  3. In case of illegitimate children who is traveling abroad accompanied by their biological father, they are still required to secure a travel clearance certificate as parental authority is vested only to the mother of the child, per Article 176 of the Family Code of the Philippines.