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Unaccompanied minors (UMNR)
Updated on 19 Apr 2022

Learn about the conditions for children traveling alone on board TAP and check which solution is best for your client.

The acceptance of unaccompanied minors - UMNR - onboard TAP flights depends on the child's age.

AGE OF THE MINOR
CONDITIONS TO TRAVEL AS UNACCOMPANIED MINOR (UMNR)
LESS THAN 2 YEARS OLD Not permitted to travel as UMNR.

Since 11 March 2019, the service of Escort Person (ESHO) is no longer available.

2 TO 4 YEARS OLD

2 to 4 years old may travel as UMNR if travelling with a passenger aged between 12 and 17 years old also travelling as UMNR.

5 TO 11 YEARS OLD

Minors of  5 to 11 years old who travel unaccompanied or travel in a different cabin than the parents/legal guardians will always be considered as UMNR.

 

Notes:

May travel accompanied by a 16 year old or older, provided the older child is declared the companion for the entire journey and he/she is able to deal with check-in and other airport formalities; if not declared able, UMNR service will apply to both.
 

12 TO 17 YEARS OLD

May travel as UMNR at parents/legal guardians request.

 

SERVICE ACCEPTANCE CONDITIONS  AND APPLICABLE FEES
Updated 19OCT21
  • Only flights operated by TAP. 
  • Connections with other carriers are not permitted.
  • TAP flight connections in LIS/OPO are permitted, as long as there's no night stop.
  • Stopover/overnight stops are not permitted.
  • Travel from Morocco to Canada is excluded. UMNR service cannot be booked on this route.
  • Travel arrangements, including delivery of the minor to the airport and pick-up at destination, are made by the parent/legal guardian or their authorized representative.
  • The accompanying person must remain at the airport until the plane has taken off. The above mentioned persons must complete and sign the UMNR form.
  • The entire trip is confirmed at the time of ticketing.
  • There is a limit of 11 UMNR in “Y” class and 2 UMNR in “C” class compartment
          FLIGHT CONNECTIONS            ACCEPTANCE CONDITIONS
TAP / TAP

TAP/TAP  Stopover/ overnight stops are not permitted.

TAP / OTHER AIRLINES

Connections with other airlines are not permitted

OTHER AIRLINES / TAP

Not permitted/not applicable.

INTERLINE

Not permitted/not applicable.

 

APPLICABLE FEES (updated 29MAR22)

                   Direct Flight With Connetcting Flight

Voos domésticos

65 EUR / 77 USD / 92 CAD

Flights Between:

Europe /Morocco /Tunisia /Israel and ACC-TMS/vv

90 EUR / 112 USD / 142 CAD

100 EUR / 124 USD / 157 CAD

Intercontinental flights

(except to/from Dominican Republic)

130 EUR / 165 USD / 195 CAD

150 EUR / 185 USD / 235 CAD

Flights to/from Dominican Republic

155 EUR / 191 USD / 242 CAD

185 EUR / 228 USD / 289 CAD

 

Rates in other currencies shall be converted at the BBR - Bank Buying Rate. 

Service  charges apply as follows:

  • Per One Way; (example: PAROPO - 90 EUR | PARLISOPO - 100 EUR )
  • Per UMNR Unaccompanied Minor; (example: in the case of siblings traveling together as UMNR, the fee should be charged per pax)

A non-refundable EMD-A must be issued for UMNR.

Note: In case of cancellation, UMNR service can only be refunded if properly cancelled prior to flight departure.

 

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Minors are taken care of from check-in to delivery of the child at the airport of destination, including accompaniment in transit in case of transfers. 

  • Waitlisted bookings are not accepted; the reservation must be confirmed and ticket issued only after service has been confirmed.
  • UMNR specific seats onboard are mandatory at the time of booking of service.
  • It is mandatory to inform TAP  regarding the nominated contacts (telephone and address) of the persons who will be sending/receiving the minor at origin and destination airports. Add contacts as OSI CTC. A paper UMNR form with this data will be carried by the minor
  • The minor's escorts at the airport, on departure/transfer/arrival - are responsible for:  
    • Handing in and picking up the UMNR with TAP staff 
    • Hand over the completed UMNR form and EMD receipt
    • Provide identification matching the name on the reservation and UM form
    • Remain at the airport until the flight  is in the air
    • Be reachable by phone at all times while the child is in TAP's care

For detailed information about the country's legal authorizations (in the case of unaccompanied children), please contact the local authorities. 

Attention! 
Minors travelling in a different cabin than the parents/legal guardians will always be considered as UMNR. 

 

GDS ENTRIES

Amadeus
SR CHLD-13SEP10/P1
SR UMNR-07YEARS

Galileo
SI.P1S1/CHLD*13SEP10/P1
SI.P1S1/UMNR*UM07

Sabre
3CHLD1/13SEP10-1.1
3UMNR1/UM07-1.1

 

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