Travel documents for minors – Lithuania
Other than their own valid travel document (passport or ID card), minors of Lithuanian nationality do not need any extra official document to travel to a Schengen country. For travel to a non-Schengen country, lt apply:
- If a minor is travelling with one parent whose last name is different from the child's, border control officers may ask for the minor's birth certificate;
- Where a minor is travelling alone or with a person other than a parent, written consent is necessary. This must be certified by a notary, by an official of the diplomatic mission or consulate of the Republic of Lithuania or by the elder (head of the ward) and can be done at any notary's office in Lithuania (or ward or diplomatic mission or consulate of the Republic of Lithuania if a parent is abroad).
- When the minor is travelling as part of a group (sports team, school trip etc.), the person organising the trip must draw up a list (which has to be signed and stamped by the organiser) of all the minors travelling and the accompanying persons (a minor's name can only be included on the list once parents/caregivers have given written consent certified by a notary or official of the diplomatic mission or consulate of the Republic of Lithuania or by the elder). The list will give the following details for each minor travelling:
- Name and surname
- Date of birth or personal number
- Details of the Identity card or passport (number, issuing authority, expiry date), and the
- Details of the body organising the trip (name, address, legal entity code, phone and fax number, e-mail address)
No particular official authorisation is required for minors of any other EU nationality to enter or leave Lithuania unless they are registered as resident in Lithuania and are travelling to non-Schengen countries by themselves.