FAQ

Changing The Name Or Information On An Existing US Passport

Is there a government fee to change my name on a recently issued passport?

You will need to complete government form and send it along with two recent passport photos; and certified documentation of your name change (e.g., marriage certificate, divorce decree with your new name). There is no government fee on a name change application less than 6 months old.

Is there a government fee to change my name; however my passport is 10 years old?

You will need to complete application for a Passport Renewal and send it along with two recent passport photos; and certified documentation of your name change (e.g., marriage certificate, divorce decree with your new name). There is government fee on an application for renewing a passport with a name change.

Can I travel with my passport book having a different name?

It's required that your passport book matches your travel documents, when traveling outside of the country. US Passport 123 can expedite a passport name change application for you today. Please note you must be able to show proof that legal name changes has occurred.

My name was spelt wrong on my recently issued passport, how do I change it?

You will need to complete Application for a U.S. Passport: Data Correction, send it along with passport book; and certified documentation of your correct name. Please note that it is important that a passport book is checked for any errors as soon as it is received by you the passport holder.

A mistake was made on my passport by the passport agency, will I be charge me again to correct it?

All passport applicants are required to immediately report an error on a passport book for a government fee not to be charged. An application has to be completed and send it along with the certified documentation indicating the correction. All passport applicants are required to immediately notified the passport agency as soon as an error is discovered in their passport.