How do I change back to maiden name on passport?
(Monroe, LA. )
Question: I divorced 14 years ago and I want to change my name back to my maiden name. I do not have a court order. What do I need to do to change the name on my passport?
An applicant whose maiden surname is restored after a divorce may have the passport written in that surname provided he/she submits the divorce decree or court order so specifying (original or certified copy).
A divorced applicant who does not have a divorce decree or court order that cites the restoration of the maiden name but who uses a maiden surname exclusively may have the passport written in that surname provided he/she submits:
* Three pieces of acceptable identification as listed above;
* Death or Divorce Certificate;
* Evidence of claim to the former name: i.e. marriage certificate, birth certificate, or expired U.S. passport in that name.
To determine which application form you need to complete, click the link below.Passport Name Change
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