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Name Change and Correcting Passport Errors

U.S. Flag (Photo: use  form DS-5504 (priority will be given to applicants presenting electronically-filled forms)
 in order to make name changes or correcting information on your passport.This form should only be used for making a data change for a previously issued, currently valid U.S. passport within one year from the date of issue:

• When there is a change in your identifying information, such as name-change due to marriage or by court order;
• To extend the validity of certain previously limited passports; or
• To correct a Passport services printing error

When submitting, please include;

• Re-application form DS-5504 (priority will be given to applicants presenting electronically-filled forms)
• The passport to be replaced
• The documentation required for the change (see instruction on page 2 of the form)
• New photo

If it is MORE than one year since the date of issue, you must submit form DS-82 (or (DS-11, if appropriate) and pay the applicable fees. Of course, no fees are required when the cause is a printing error by Passport Services. For more information please see form DS-82.


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