Change of name subsequent to marriage / remarriage / divorce / death of spouse
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For Change of name subsequent to marriage/ remarriage / divorce/ death of spouse, applicant will be required to apply for new passport enclosing marriage certificate/death certificate/divorce decree, as the case may be, with the application;

Requirements:

  • Application form for a new passport in changed name/surname.

  • (four) passport size ( 4 cm x 4cm) identical photographs submitted in accordance with the guidelines for new passports.

  • The current passport along with photocopy having valid visa or residence permit is required to be enclosed with photocopies of detail pages and visa. In case the latest passport is additional booklet(s) issued to the original passport, the additional booklet(s) plus the original passport must be furnished.

  • Original marriage certificate with a photocopy and Self attested photocopies of passports of his/her spouse;

Or

  • Divorcees applying for a change of name are required to furnish a divorce decree authenticated by the court;

Or

  • In case of change of name following death of spouse, copy of death certificate of spouse;

Or

  • Remarried applicants applying for change of name/change of spouse name will be required to produce divorce decree/death certificate in respect of first spouse, marriage certificate from the Registrar of Marriages and photocopy of present spouse's passport


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