Algeria - Apply for a Travel Permit for Minors
Algerian Authorities at any border Control Point (including Airports, Ports or Land Borders) requires an Algerian minor traveling alone or with his/her mother to possess a Notorized Parental Authorization for Travel to be allowed to travel. This document is to be applied for by the father of the minor.
Following are procedures on how to apply for a Notorized Parental Authorization for Travel issued to minors.
- Minor, Algerian Citizen
This document is not necessary when the minor’s parents are divorced or separated, provided that:
- The minor resides abroad with his/her mother.
- The mother holds a Court Order for full custody of the child, which must be presented by the mother to the authorities when leaving Algeria.
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The father of the child will be the one to apply to obtain this document.
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- Fill in the application form.
- The applicant must present his identity card along with the "livret de famille" or the birth certificate.
- The father must be present when the Notorized Parental Authorization for Travel is issued. In case the father is deceased or both parents are deceased, the presence of a parent or the guardian is required to during the issuance of the parental travel authorization.
Minor children with divorced or separated parents or under the care of their mother who won full custody are exempted from the paternal travel authorization requirement.
The mother of the minor, upon leaving the Algerian territory must present the following documents:
- Her residence card
- Copy of the custody document
- Any documents showing the legal presence of the child abroad (residence or school attendance certificate)
- Family booklet (livret de famille ) or other document showing the family ties.
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- Completed application form
- The Original and a copy of the Full Birth Certificate of the minor or the parents' Family book
- Father's Identification (Consular Card or Passport)
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The travel permit for minors or Notorized Parental Authorization for Travel is only valid for 3 months.
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address: 06 rue Promontory, Plateau Annassers, Kouba, 16000, Algiers, Algeria.
Telephone: +213 21 50 45 45
Fax: +213 21 50 41 41
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