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Documentation needed for minors

Check all the requirement you must meet when travelling with children and infants, considering their age and destination.

Documentation required for minors - Before you travel

All passengers 14 and over should travel with a national identification card or passport.

Children under 14 travelling on domestic flights do not have to have one but if they don't, they will have to prove their identity by other means.

The Airport National Security Programme requires compliance with all the previous requisites.

Minors travelling with their parents

If the person accompanying the minor is not a parent or if the minor is travelling alone

Special cases

Puente aéreo

Para la compra de billetes de Puente aéreo es necesario presentar un documento identificativo como DNI o pasaporte. En el caso de que el menor vaya acompañado de sus padres se admitirá el DNI de los mismos para vincularlo al billete del niño.

Identificación en vuelos internacionales

En vuelos internacionales (Europeos y Terceros Países), al no existir una normativa estandarizada, todos los menores (vayan acompañados o no, e independientemente de su edad) deben presentar su propio documento, DNI o Pasaporte , además de cumplir con los requerimientos del país al que vayan.

Si viajan solos y no disponen de pasaporte, el DNI debe ir acompañado de una Autorización Padres o Tutores formalizada en alguna Dependencia Policial.

Flights to Mexico

All minors who travel to/from Mexico alone or accompanied by another person who is not either of their parents or their legal guardian must show a document signed by both parents, the parent who has custody or the person who has guardianship before a notary public or pertinent authority which states that the child is allowed to leave the national territory. When the document was granted abroad, it should be authorised or apostilled, depending on the case, with a translation (if in a language other than Spanish). In the specific case of Spain, the Police have an authorisation document.

Unaccompanied minors traveling from Italy

All unaccompanied minors of Italian citizenship under the age of 14 that are traveling internationally are required to have the Individual passport and a notarized affidavit from the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of the child confirming that the minor has permission to travel as an unaccompanied minor.
This document must be signed by the parent(s) or by the legal guardian(s) and authenticated by the Police Headquarters (Questura) and include the name of the airline to which the minor is entrusted.

Menores que viajan a/desde Sudáfrica o con escala en Sudáfrica

Para viajar con origen y destino en Sudáfrica, todos los niños deberán llevar varios documentos independientemente de si viajan con sus progenitores, con un acompañante adulto o solos.

Consulta con la embajada de Sudáfrica para asegurarte de que dispones de la documentación correcta cuando tu hijo/a vaya a viajar.

www.dha.gov.za

Salidas desde aeropuertos nacionales españoles

Para las salidas desde los aeropuertos nacionales (españoles), se permite la entrada hasta las zonas de embarque a los tutores o familiares de los menores de 14 años que vuelan no acompañados. Para ello, deberás solicitar una Tarjeta de Acompañante en el mostrador de facturación de Iberia. Se permitirá únicamente el acceso para acompañar al menor hasta la puerta de embarque correspondiente para el día y hora del vuelo. El adulto acompañante deberá llevar su pasaporte o DNI en vigor para poder acceder por el control de fronteras junto al menor.

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