REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVEL CLEARANCE
FOR A MINOR TRAVELLING FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH A PERSON OTHER THAN HIS/HER PARENTS OR LEGALGUARDIAN
- Photocopy of birth certificate or passport of the minor
- Affidavit of Consent and support of both parents-if minor is legitimate/solo parent or the legal guardian permitting theminor to travel to a foreign country (for minors with parents abroad, they have to let the consular officer in the Philippine Embassy in the country where they work/reside to acknowledge their affidavit of support and consent) N.B. The affidavit of support and consent includes the ff: purpose of travel, name of travelling companion and relationship to minor, place of destination and who will be responsible for the sustenance and care of minor while on tour/vacation.
- As Appropriate
- photocopy of the marriage certificate of the minor’s parents
- photocopy of legal guardianship of the minor (issued by a court order)
- solo parent identification card from the Municipal Social Welfare & Development Office
- a photocopy of a certification from the Local Social Welfare and Dev’t Officer being solo parent
- Tallag or Fasakh certification from the Shariah court or any Muslim barangay or religious leader
- In case of illegitimate minor, a certificate of no marriage from the NSO of the parents
- In case of deceased parent, a photocopy of the death certificate
- Two colored passport size photos of the minor taken within the last 6 months
- Fee of P300.00 per applicant valid for one (1) year or P600.00 per applicant valid for two (2) years.
- Photocopy of passport of travelling companion
- A travel clearance from the DSWD is not required by a minor travelling to a foreign country if accompanied by
either parent (if he/she is legitimate) or with his/her solo parent/ legal guardian/ both parents; (if illegitimate) if accompanied by the mother.
- A minor who is holding a dependent visa/pass/identification card or permanent resident visa pass/identification card/permanent immigrant visa is exempted from travel clearance.
- A travel clearance shall be valid for a period of one (1) year or two (2) years from the date of issuance and shall be valid for multiple travels within the validity period. But if change in condition occurs, a new travel clearance must be obtained.
- Inclusion/exclusion of minor/s in the watchlist the family shall be responsible to notify the Department of Justice.
**ALL DOCUMENTS ARE PHOTOCOPIES / XEROX BUT ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE PRESENTED FOR VERIFICATION**
N.B. Other documents maybe required if necessary-
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