Travelling with a child who needs a passport? Children who are UK citizens must possess their own passport regardless of their age. Parents and guardians are no longer able to include children under 16 years old in their passports. Learn more about planning a trip with children visit Travelling with Children.
Need a Child Passport?
To Obtain a Child Passport with CIBTvisas You Will Need:
- Current child passport. If the child has a current passport to be renewed it must be submitted.
- Two passport photographs. Passport applications must include two identical colour photographs of each applicant taken within the last month. Passport photographs must be 45 mm high x 35 mm wide and comply with the UK Identity and Passport Service requirements.
- Birth certificate. If this is a new child passport you will need to show evidence of birth and provide the original birth certificate. A copy of the birth certificate will not be accepted.
- Authorisation letter. We require permission from the parent to process the application on behalf of the child. You will need to complete a letter of authorisation.