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Authorized or Informational Certified Copy
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Question: I need to renew my passport issued more than 1 year ago. During this time, I married and my name changed. For the certified copy being requested, would an informational certified copy be sufficient or must it be an Authorized w/sworn statement?

Answer: The certified copy must be issued by the state/city vital records office.

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Question: I am getting ready to travel out of the United States. I am a permanent resident. Do I have to change my name on the passport? The passport I entered the country with 3 years ago expires in January 2019 and is a European one but it has my maiden name.

Answer: Please contact the U.S. Customs and Border Protection regarding your concern.

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