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Now, the child - whether he/she is accompanied (extra charge) or not - can travel to a foreign country with: -an identity document (passport or national identity card, valid or, depending on the destination, valid up to 6 months after the returning date) that has to be valid whether the flight is within the SCHENGEN zone or not. -her/his passport, valid or depending on the destination, valid up to 6 months after the returning date, with a visa. It is important to look for information about the destination country by visiting the countries requirements on the government website https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. BE CAREFUL since January 17th 2017, the child travelling alone without being accompanied by one of his parent must present the three following documents: -identity paper (idnetity card or passport) -photocopy of the identity paper of the parent in charge. -The permission to leave the country, given by one of the parents in charge and written by them, more information here https://www.gov.uk/permission-take-child-abroad.