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child identification

New Arrival

Hello!

 

We will be traveling with our 2 and 4 year old soon. Do they need any identification?  

 

I've seen TSA doesn't require any- but does Southwest?

 

Both have their own seats. 

 

Thanks!

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Re: child identification

Active Member

Southwest does not require any ID — same requirements as TSA.  I used to bring my child’s immunization records, but I don’t think it was required. 

 

Have a a good flight!

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Re: child identification

Top Contributor
Solution

Assuming domestic travel, the only time you'd need ID for a child is if they are under age 2 and flying as a lap child or if on a Child or Infant fare. In these cases you'd need to show something that verifies their age (birth certificate generally).

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Re: child identification

New Arrival

So I've booked my children (ages 14, 14, 9, &7) at the anytime fare. So basically as adult. So since I'm not getting a child care I don't need any ID for them?

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Re: child identification

New Arrival

So I've booked my children (ages 14, 14, 9, &7) at the anytime fare. So basically as adult. So since I'm not getting a child care I don't need any ID for them?

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Re: child identification

Rising Star
Correct, no ID required for your children for the situation you described *assuming domestic travel* [*edit added text]

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