Application Forms for Name Change

Please read the instructions carefully to identify the form that applies to you.

  1. Form DS-82 (PDF88.57KB)
    You can use this form only if your current passport meets all the following requirements:
  • Has ten-year validity;
  • Was issued within the last 15 years;
  • Is undamaged;
  • Can be submitted with your application.

Please complete and print the form, and sign your new name.
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  1. Form DS-5504 (PDF 89.33KB)
    You can use this form only if your current passport meets all the following requirements:
  • Was issued within one year;
  • Is undamaged;
  • Can be submitted with your application.

Please complete and print the form, and sign your new name. If the applicant is under the age of 18, the parents need to sign the form on behalf of their child.
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  1. Form DS-11(Online Form Filler and PDF 101.39KB):
    You are using this form because you are not eligible to use either Form DS-82 or Form DS-5504. You must appear in person to apply for your passport.

Please do not sign the form as a Consular Officer will ask you to sign this form during your appointment.
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