Passport Name Change Instructions
Step-by-step guide to changing a name in a passport according to when the most recent passport was issued.
Passport Name Change FAQ
There are many variables that can affect the application process. It is
not always easy to understand what to do. The many FAQ available will
help you decide if getting the name changed in your passport is
necessary and, if so, how to get it done.
Acceptable forms of name changes There
are many circumstances that lend themselves the the changing of a name
including a change through usage. Discover 10 acceptable forms of name
changes that apply to the passport process.
Name Change Documents Evidence
of legal name change is required when applying to change the name in a
passport. Find out which documents are acceptable so that your
application process is not delayed or rejected.
DS-5504: Application for Passport Name Change DS-5504
is the application form that should be used when you are requesting the
change within 12 months of your passport's issuance date. If it was
issued more than a year ago, you must apply for a renewal using form
Get name changed in passport as fast as same day Routine
processing of applications take approximately 4 to 6 weeks to be
completed. You can request expedited service to have it done it 2 to 3
weeks. If you need your travel document more quickly, you can apply
online to expedite it in 10 days to as fast as the same day.
Click for expedited passport courier service in 24 to 48 hours!.