Name Change in Passport

Name Change in Passport

It is often happened with the women that they require change of name in passport as they get married, re-married or divorce. If anybody requires change of name in the passport they should submit all the documents required for it. In general, the marriage certificate is enough. If any person has changed his/her name without any reason then they should submit an affidavit for it.

Addition of Spouse Name Before marriage if you are applying for an Indian Passport then while filling the application form you need to write Not Applicable in the column where Spouse Name is asked. Then a passport with out your spouse name is issued. After marriage if you want to add your spouse name in the passport then you need to apply for reissue of passport with addition of your spouse name. You need to submit your current passport along with the proof of marriage such as marriage certificate issued by registrar of marriage. Then a new passport with your spouse name is issued to you.

Deletion of Spouse Name If you have added your spouse name in your passport after your marriage then it might be required for you to delete your spouse name if you are divorced or it may be required to you to change the name of your spouse if you are re-married. To delete or change the name of your spouse you need to submit an application form for reissue of passport with name deletion or change of name along with the documentary proofs for divorce or re-marriage or any other cause. Then after verification of the proofs the passport authority will issue you a new passport with deletion or change of name.

Documents Required The following documents are required for change of name after marriage in passport,

  • A women applying for change of name after marriage should submit Husband’s passport if any, marriage certificate issued by registrar of marriage.
  • Divorcees applying for change of name or deletion of spouse name should submit certificate copy of Divorce decree, dead poll or affidavit.
  • Remarried applicants should submit divorce deed or death certificate for the first spouse and marriage certificate for second spouse.

How to Apply To apply for a change of name after marriage you need to submit an application form (Form –II) along with affidavit and documentary proofs in the nearest passport office.

Fees Applicable The change of name after marriage comes under miscellaneous services. For this kind of services they will around 300 to 500 rupees.

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If a married woman applies for a passport, should one mention the name with initial of father or Husband? If husband's name is taken as surname (as it is practiced), the SSLC certificate will show diffrent initial. i.e as that of the father. What should one do?

you need to apply with your husbands name, don't worry about secondary certificate, its for mostly age vertification only.

Sir i have applied for divorce but not yet received my divorce cert. but now my passport is getting expired and want to renew but without spouse name. without divorce cert is it possible to delete spouse name from my passport

you can get your fathers name in the passport, please contact local passport office, though I am not sure without any legal document of divorce, they will be able to do much

If a married women applying for passport, which address she should give as permanent address, husband's address or her parent's address?

i am muslim and working in saudi arabia and married with hindu last year and she is staying in india,who already have her passport in past with her old name,now her name is changed into muslim can she use her old passport to come near me.

she also need visa documents and the info in visa and passport should match. She can probably still use her old name but the ideal thing will be to apply for name change in passport. It won't take long and will solve the problem in future too.

Sir, i m holding indian passport gujarat ahmedabad resident. I m now legally mutual consent divorcee with a on 29-4-08 Re married on 23-10-09 with h who is suppose to apply for fresh passport. She has a son from her previous marriage. i have also done adoption legally by court and gazzette formality to both , new wife and son... now i require 3 things 1 my passport spouse change...as divorce + remarriage 2 fresh passport for wife .. with her revised name and residence 3 fresh passport for the kid with my self as father .. revised name and residence * divorce paper *birth certificate of son * death certificate of my current wife's husband * our remarriage registration .. *courts verdict for adoption *Adoption Vidhan *Guj Govt. gazzette publication showing name changes of wife and son... kindly give an appointment and guidance to do needful....

Hi, please contact local passsport office in Ahmedabad, the overall process will not take more then few hours.

Recently i was added my spouse name in my passport with her surname (not my surname). Please clarify does it create any problems in future. It is also necessary to add my wife name with my surname only.

No, you can not have your last name as wife's sirname in passport, please contact nearest passport office and get it corrected

dear sir i give my wife wrong name in my pass port now i want to change that name how i can change tha old name please help me

i have got my name changed legally..now i would like to get it changed in my passport too...i will get that previous passport cancelled..but will they issue me new passport with my previous passport number or new passport number???and will they mention my previous name in my new passport???

the passport number will remain same, thoug you need to surrender the older one to get new one + fees for name chagne

Sir, I got my passport done after my marriage therefore my passport was ssued with my husbands sir name as well his name and my maritial status as married. But now he is no more and i would like to get my sir name changed and my husbands name to be removed from my passport but at the same time i dont want my maritial status to be changed to widow i wanted that to be single.request you to give your feedback how it could be done.

you can't have things as you wish but still you can give application for name change in passport, I am not very sure you will fully get what you are asking for though

sir, I am applying for passport on dated 15/09/09 & file no is Z/195334/09. I searched on inquery on website.But this is shows wrong name. Name shown on website is NIRALI NAVINCHANDRA PATEL but I applied for name is NIRALI JIGNESH PATEL. SO pl. correct my name.

sir, As per above mail regarding, my file no is Z/195333/09. NAME is NIRALI JIGNESH PATEL. Wrong name shown on website: NIRALI NAVINCHANDRA PATEL PL. correct name. my mobile no is 9099967921

Can you please guide me on below? 1) What documents are required to change name in passport after divorce? 2) Do i need to re-apply for VISA after name change.I already have a B1 US VISA valid for 10years. 3) can i still travel with my old visa and passport(with my husbands name and surname) without changing to maiden name ( carrying the divorce certificate copy)? My passport does mention my parents name.

Can you please guide me on below? 1) What documents are required to change name in passport after divorce? 2) Do i need to re-apply for VISA after name change.I already have a L1 US VISA valid for 10years. 3) Can i still travel with my old visa and passport(with my husbands name and surname) without changing to maiden name ( carrying the divorce certificate copy)? My passport does mention my parents name.

Hi, My spouse have passport after our marriage but with her parental surname. My name is present in "Spouse Name" in her passport. Now her passport expired and I'm applying for renewal. I want to change her name with my surname. Do I still need marriage certificate during renewal? Somehow, I have lost my original & duplicate marriage certificate and I want to apply for her passport before a another marriage certificate. Thanks for your help in advance.

Dear Sir, I was applyed for the passport and i got my passport but in the pass port there is a little mistek was done by me.When i was feel the application form i forgot to do the Sighn on the passport and insted of that i was put a Thumb impression of my Fingure and due to that i got a passport with Thumb imppression so i need to change that and i want to do sighn insted of thumb impression. Becuse that time i am in hurry and i Put thumb impression on the passport so what is the proceed for the change it. Please reply me as soon as possible. Thanks WIlSON MACWAN.

Dear All, Kndly let me know that if i can change my spouse name in my passport at Kolkata passport office.Someone told me that I have to do it from Patiala house in Delhi, I have the divorce decree & other relevent documents.

i want to change my name after marriage(chnage surname & include husband's name) on my passport. But i have not changed anywhere my name . So what all documnets are required to change the name on passport after marraige?

Is it possible to CHANGE MY MOTHER'S NAME in my passport?

I am a indian citizen working in gulf.I Want to change name on my passport .After that sholud i have to change name on my degree certificates and marks cards or that is not necessary ,because that will be difficult .Please send me information regarding this

Hi Sir, can you please guide me what are documents are required for SUR Name change in passport not married.

Hi Sir, Will my passport number change after i apply for a change in Name.? Or they will issue the new passport booklet with the same passport number ? Thanks

Sir, my passport is 4 yrs old, I want to change my age in it legally. Please suggest me the procedure./

Hi, I have my passport with my before marriage name and address. After marriage, and my husband is going to travel to a foreign country, I would like to travel with him as well. I need to get his name added in my passport. What is the process to get this done and how long would this take?

I wish to add my spouse name in my passport. what are all the documents required for that? How long it will take to process and reissue of new passport with my spouse name.

Sir, if i want to add spouse namee, and address change in my passport, can I do it in tatkal ? If yes, what documents in addition to address proof,marriage certificate I need. Do I need notary certificate and verification certificate (annexure F/I) as well ??

dear sir/madam Is it necessary to mention the SURNAME or INITIAL with FIRSTNAME while applying for the passport?i ve given only firstname as in my SSLC marks card.... whether it will create any problem while processing the passport?

My name is karthirajan krish vellaisami (karthirajan vk). in my passport vellaisami missed in surname. what should i do change my passport? pls help me out.

Hi, My wife had applied for name change and Spouse name addition 6 days back and her old passport is now cancelled. Just want to know approx how much time does it take for the passport to be delivered. came to know the enquiry desk that Since the old one was recently prepared ( may 2010), there is no police verification thats gonna take place and it will come in weeks time. hence i didnt go for tatkal. Now from other source came to know that it take above 1 month to come. Can you let know.

in my old passport my mother name is manglaben.however, i had applied reissue of passport dated on 16th june 2010 under tatkal scheme.dispetch of my new passport wii be 22 june.latter on, I will know that my mother original name is manguben. so I would like to change my mother name before my dispatch passport.

in my old passport my mother name is manglaben.however, i had applied reissue of passport dated on 16th june 2010 under tatkal scheme.dispetch of my new passport wii be 22 june.latter on, I will know that my mother original name is manguben. so I would like to change my mother name before my dispatch passport.

change of my mother name in my reissue of passport.

in my old passport my mother name is manglaben.however, i had applied reissue of passport dated on 16th june 2010 under tatkal scheme.dispetch of my new passport wii be 22 june.latter on, I will know that my mother original name is manguben. so I would like to change my mother name before my dispatch passport.

Dear Sir, Instead of mentioning surname at first, my name is mentioned. and both of them are wrongly mentioned INstead of AGNELSAMY it is mentioned as AGNALSAMY, Instead of ARUMAISELVAM it is mentioned as ARUMAISEVAM. Dear Sir plez help me out in making it correct. thankQ.

in my new passport they have printed my fathers name instead of my spouse .tell me what to do

in my new passport they have printed my fathers name instead of my spouse .tell me what to do

is any rules to apply passport whose initial used for me whether husband or father?

ANY HELP CONTACT ME FOR PASSPORT VINEET SHARMA 9213950419

dear, I was in UK for four years from 2005-2009, recently my dependent visa for UK has been refuse on the basis that I denied to accept the fact in the application form that I have got rejection for UK in 2004. Now I am having a passport which tells that I am rejected for UK for ten years hence the only way that I can come out of this is to have a brand new passport without any of my previous passport details including the passport number, please suggest.

ANY HELP CONTACT ME FOR PASSPORT VINEET SHARMA 9213950419

dear sir i want to change my surname in passport...can u tell me what kind of proof i have to show in passprt office

ANY HELP CONTACT ME FOR PASSPORT VINEET SHARMA 9213950419

In my husband passport my name has been printed SARABJEET KAUE WHERE AS MY NAME APPREAD AS SARBJIT KAUR. NOW WE WANT TO CHANGE THE SPELLING OF MY NAME IN MY HUSBAND PASSPORT. PLEASE TELL ME WHAT IS THE PROCESS

Sir, my wife and I - both have valid passports. Is it necessary to change to married name? (first name and surname are same) If she keeps passport with maiden name, does it cause any problem? And please tell me how can I get maiden name to married name in her passport.

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