Before the multiplication of the departure of young people to Syria, the ministry of the interior restores the permission to exit the country for all minors resident in France.
Has an effective date of 15 January 2017, minors traveling abroad without being accompanied by an adult holder of parental authority" will again have to obtain permission to leave the territory to cross the border. This new system applies to all minors resident in France, whatever their nationality.
The goal is to prevent the departure of young people in conflict zones. Last march, during a trip to Wattrelos (North), former prime minister Manuel Valls had announced the presence of the "18 children" among the fighters jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
What changes to January 15, 2017
Since January 2013, a minor could travel alone, just with a valid national identity card (in the Eu) or a valid passport. A prohibition to leave the country could, however, be issued in certain situations by a judge of family affairs or children. In case of emergency and in the face of a clear danger, a parent could apply to the court or to the prefect in opposition to the output of the territory (OST) of her minor child.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
The law, passed on June 3, 2016 and completed by the decree of November 2, 2016, specifies that, from 15 January 2017, all minors resident in France must present :A valid id (national identity card or passport)authorization to leave the territory signed by a holder of the authority parentaleLa photocopy of the identity document of the legal representative who signed the authorization output.
Where to get the certificate ?
The Authorization to leave the country (AST) downloads directly on the site Service-public.fr.
If you do not have access to the internet, "a simple certification in handwriting is sufficient," said the prefecture of police of Paris. The document must, however, include the necessary information and be signed by the holder of the parental authority. The act specifies that the form must include :The name, forenames, date and place of birth of the minor child allowed to leave the territory.The name, forenames, date and place of birth of the holder of parental authority of person signing the authorization.The quality in which it exercises this authority, his home, his signature and, if applicable, telephone number and email address.The duration of the authorisation, which may not exceed one year from the date of signature.