How do I replace a lost passport and change my name to my married name?
(Winder, GA, USA)
Question: I lost my passport in a recent move from one home to another. In the meantime, I have married and now need to change my name to my married name. How do I replace my passport with the new name?
You first need to report he loss of your passport if it had not yet expired. You can do this by calling the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.
Then, you need to apply for a new passport by submitting the completed but unsigned application Form DS-11
at a passport application acceptance facility along with all supporting documents and payment for fees.
In order to apply for a passport in your new name, you also need to submit the original or a certified copy of your marriage certificate which proves the legal name change.
For complete instructions, click the link below.Apply for a New Passport
To locate a passport office near you, click the link below.Georgia Passport Offices
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