My minor child is applying for a visitor visa and will travel alone to Canada. What documents must he/she present with the application?
In addition to the required documents for a visitor visa, you must include the following documents:
- A copy of the child’s birth certificate
- A letter of authorization, preferably in English or French, signed by their parent(s) or legal guardian.
The letter of authorization should include:
- the parents’, or legal guardian’s, address(es) and telephone number(s), and
- the name, address and telephone number of the custodian (the adult who will be responsible for the child while in Canada).
For more information, see Minor children travelling to Canada.
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