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How to Change the Name on a Passport

how to change the name on a passport

Just married? Newly divorced? Whatever the story behind your new name, you need to make sure that the change is reflected on your passport. To avoid travel disruptions, the name on your ticket and passport should match. If your name has changed, here are the steps to update the name change on your passport.

If Your Passport is Less Than a Year Old

If your passport is less than one year old, you can get your name changed free of charge. 

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How to Renew Your Passport

How to Renew Your Passport

US citizens qualify for a passport renewal if their passport is in good condition, issued when they were 16 or older, and is less than 5 years expired. The process to renew your passport depends on how fast you need your passport.

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Can You Travel With an Expired Passport?

Imagine pulling out your passport right as you prepare for a trip, only to discover that it’s already expired.  As you scramble to figure out just what to do, you might find yourself wondering if you can travel with an expired passport.

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How to apply for a new passport

Passport Renewal or a New Passport?

How do you know if you should renew your old passport or simply apply for a new one? Can you renew your passport if your old passport is expired? Here’s how to know for sure:

Passport Renewal

If you meet all of the qualifications listed below, you can renew your passport instead of having to apply for a new one:

  • You were 16 or older when you applied for your most recent passport.
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Can I Use a Valid Visa in an Expired Passport?

Adult passports are valid for 10 years after they are issued. Depending on the country, travel visas can also be good for many years as well. Unfortunately, the expiration date on your travel visas is unlikely to coincide with the expiration date on your passport.

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