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Passport Name Change Due to Marriage

Some of the most frequent questions about changing the name on a passport are related to what happens after marriage. While the name change process is pretty straight forward, many of the details are not mentioned. For this reason, we have included this FAQ section for answer to questions concerning the use of a married name in a passport.

What is the fee to change your name on your passport?  Question: I have a valid passport that was issued in 2003. It has my maiden name on it. I have filled out the DS-82 form, gotten 2 passport photos taken,...

Can I transfer visa stamps after a passport name change?  Question: I am getting married in October 2011 and I am considering changing my last name. However, I recently purchased a passport in September of 2010....

How long will it take to get my name changed passport?  Question: I realize that there are expediters for name changes on passports. 1)I have recently been legally married and have changed my name 2)...

Passport Name Change Addendum Sheet  Question: I was advised by a travel agent that if my name has changed due to a marriage and I need to change the name on my passport I need to obtain ...

Can I change my name in my US passport from outside the US?  Question: I have recently married a UK citizen and live in the UK on a work visa. I would like to change my US passport to my new name but do not have ...

Is name change in passport after marriage required or suggested?  Question: After I get married and change my name, is a new passport "required" or just suggested? Also, if an updated passport is required to go to another ...

Can I continue to use my passport in my maiden name?  Question: I got married last year in the US and legally changed my name. My husband and I are currently living in Guatemala and my residency visa is ...

Can I change my full name in my US passport from outside the US?  Question: I have a dual Nationality USA/Pakistan. I have recently gotten married in Pakistan and after my marriage have changed the full name in my ...

Will my maiden name appear as my middle name on my new passport?  Question: I need to renew my passport for an upcoming trip, but I'm concerned with how my name will appear to book the tickets. When I got married I ...

Fee for name change due to marriage  Question: My passport was issued in 2008. I was married on May 29, 2010 and am going to Italy in September. I have filled out the application to change ...

Can I travel with my passport even though it has my maiden name?  Question: When booking my vacation I didn't think about the fact my passport has my maiden name on it. My flight ticket is booked in my married name....

Does your passport number change when you change names?   Question: I am getting married on July 31 and am traveling to Europe on September 3rd and again on November 20th. I would like to change my name after ...

How do I make sure I get my old passport and marriage license back?  Question: I read to help reduce the risk of my old passport and marriage license getting lost or misplaced I should "choose a two-way overnight delivery ...

Passport Name Change  Question: Hello, I was just recently married and changed my name. My current passport expires in 2012. When I apply for a new passport, will it also ...

What kind of fee do I have to pay in order to change my name?  Question: My passport has been issued over a year ago & my name has changed. I am able to mail in my current US passport, an official copy of my marriage ...

Marriage Certificate and Passport Name Change  Answers to questions about marriage certificate requirements when applying for a passport name change.

Passport Name Change Due to Marriage  Information about changing the name in a passport after marriage. List of requirements and fees for getting a passport name change after you are married.

Is it possible to do a second name change on the same passport?  Question: My passport was issued under my previous married name, then I got divorced and had my passport amended with my "maiden name". I have now remarried ...

Can I keep the visa pages from my current passport?  Question: I have visa stamps from really cool countries, and I would hate to lose them when I have to mail in my old passport. I need a new passport ...

How much time will it take to get my passport back?  Question: I got my passport on October 1, 2009 and after I got married I legally change my last name. I wanted to go to Guatemala before I'm 8 months ...

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