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Travelling with a child across international borders

Do you need a travel consent letter?

Unless you’ve been given a specific form, format, or template for a Letter of Consent to Travel, you should remember to include the following important information:

  • The full legal name of the child who is travelling.
  • The date of birth and passport number of the child who is travelling.
  • The full legal name of the adult person who will be accompanying the child.
  • The date of birth and passport number of the adult person who will be accompanying the child.
  • The destinations that the child can travel to, especially if there are limitations*.
  • The dates on which that child can travel*.
  • Any other limitations to the consent*.

*you should consider that any limitations to the consent, including destinations or dates, may create difficulties for the adult person who will be accompanying the child if they encounter any changes to their plans or emergencies and the travel consent letter is no longer valid to deal with that situation.

For more information about the travel consent letter, please visit our article “Does the travel consent letter need to be notarised?

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Do you have any questions regarding this article?

Whether you’re notarising a document for the first time or the hundreth time, the requirements, processes, and terms can be confusing and daunting – or just a pain and a hassle (especially if you need an apostille, or to authenticate or legalise as well). Don’t worry! We’re here to simplify it, explain it, and help you with what you need to achieve it.

Contact us or visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about our notary public services. We’ve also created a flowchart to help explain notarisation, apostille, authentication and legalisation.

So, what’s next?

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Why choose Phang Legal for your notary public services?

We’re a leading provider of notary public services in Sydney known for our experience and expertise in notarising documents for other countries, our low-cost fixed fees and service offering, and our availability to help on short notice. With our offices conveniently located in Parramatta, the geographic centre of the Sydney metropolitan area, we help clients from across Sydney and beyond with personal, professional and timely notary public services.

Ern Phang, Notary Public
Ern Phang
Notary Public

This website is maintained by Phang Legal, a boutique law firm in Parramatta and a leading provider of quality notary public services to satisfied clients across Sydney.

Ern Phang is a director of Phang Legal and a notary public (since 2005). Ern regularly writes about his experiences as a notary public and the issues faced by his clients in sending documents to other countries.

All information contained in this article is for general purposes only and correct at the time of publication. Only rely on information and advice specific to your situation and current at the time you wish to rely on it.
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