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My client is acting on behalf of a minor. Do I have to identify the minor?

Yes, you must identify the minor, and if there is a financial transaction, you must verify the minor’s identity. You must record the details with the applicable date.

If the minor is under 12 years of age you must verify the identity of one of the child’s parents or guardians.

If the minor is at least 12 years of age but not more than 15 years of age, you may refer to information from a reliable source that contains the name and address of one of the individual’s parents or their guardian and verifying that the address is that of the individual.