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Sep 23, 2022
12:01:16pm
dut99002 All-American
Passing through TSA with minor who is a member of extended family
Does TSA require any extra documentation for security when you are passing through security with a member of one's extended family who is a minor (and doesn't have a gov't ID)? We're taking a cousin along on a domestic flight and he doesn't share our last name. I've read that it's not necessarily an issue, but some people bring a travel consent form signed by the minor's parent(s) to be extra safe.

I can only find this, which doesn't expressly speak to the situation: https://www.tsa.gov/travel/frequently-asked-questions/will-minors-need-have-drivers-license-or-state-id-fly. And a Customs and Border Patrol page stating that for international flights a signed, notarized parental consent form may be necessary (https://help.cbp.gov/s/article/Article-449?language=en_US).

Is there any special rules? Tips?
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