Travelling with children

Sometimes you need consent from the other parent to go abroad with your child. For instance, if you want to go on holiday with your child without the other parent. You need to bring documents to prove that you have permission. The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee checks these documents during passport control.

Taking a child abroad without permission is child abduction.

Choose your situation:

Individual advice

If your situation is not in the options above, contact the Centre for International Child Abduction for personal advice.

International child abduction

Do you suspect that the other parent wants to take your child abroad? You can take measures to reduce the chance of international child abduction. Contact the Centre for International Child Abduction by telephone to discuss your situation. They will provide advice and information about which steps are suitable in your situation.