Singapore Airlines

Unaccompanied minors

Unaccompanied minors

From check-in to the final destination, we’re there to take care of our young passengers every step of the way.


A passenger is considered an unaccompanied minor as long as they're not travelling with an adult (18 years or older) on the same flight and class of travel. Children under 5 years of age are not allowed to travel as an unaccompanied minor.


For unaccompanied minors aged 5 to under-12 years old, the Unaccompanied Minor handling service is mandatory and free-of-charge. However, you cannot book his/her ticket online. To make a booking, get in touch with your local Singapore Airlines office, then download and complete the form below to let them know that you require this service.


Unaccompanied Minors Handling form


For unaccompanied minors aged 12 to under-18 years old, Unaccompanied Minor handling service is optional. If you do not want to request for Unaccompanied Minor handling service, you can book his/her ticket online. In this case, once you’ve booked your child’s flight(s) with us, simply download and complete the waiver form below and present it during check-in.


Unaccompanied Minors Waiver form


If you want to request for the Unaccompanied Minor handling service for your child aged 12 to under-18 years old, you cannot book his/her ticket online. To make a booking and arrange for the service, get in touch with your local Singapore Airlines office, then download and complete the form below to let them know that you require this service. Additional charges may apply.

 

Unaccompanied Minors Handling form


If your child is travelling on a flight operated by our partner airline, please contact the airline directly.


Travel advice for South Africa

Under a requirement introduced by the South African Department of Home Affairs, from 1st June 2015, additional travel documents will be required for those passengers who are under 18 years of age, and travelling into and out of South Africa.

Please click here for more information on the documents required.


Unaccompanied minors travelling to and from Russia

Passengers who are 18 years old or below and travelling as unaccompanied minor are required to provide a Notarised Authorisation Letter, which states that he/she is travelling alone and without an adult.


The only exceptions are when the child:

  • travels with a parent but doesn’t share the same family name (for instance, mother and child). In this case, a birth certificate will be required to prove the relationship between parent and child.
  • travels with a guardian or trustee. In this case, relevant documents must be presented to immigration to prove that the adult is the child’s guardian or trustee.
  • holds a seaman or diplomatic passport.

The Russian Immigration Authorities reserve the right to refuse travel to any individual.