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Name Change on your Passport

You are using this process for amending a current passport. The amendment is for the change of a new, legal name on your passport. Please also submit documentation showing the proof of your name change which is necessary for the government. All documents will be returned to you along with your amended passport.

Changing the Name on your passport must meet the following requirements:

- The current passport has at least 1 year of validity remaining, AND
- You can supply the official documentation indicating the change of name

If you meet these qualifications, please following the instructions carefully to CHANGE/AMEND your NAME ON YOUR CURRENT U.S. PASSPORT.


Preparation of Your Passport Application Materials

1) Your Completed DS-4085 Form (Please use blue or black ink only)
(Additional forms maybe downloaded here)

2) Legal Document Showing Change of Name

If the name you are currently using differs from the name on your previous passport, please submit ORIGINAL or CERTIFIED COPY of the document showing the change of name.

- Marriage certificate
- Divorce decree
- Adoption decree
- Court order documents

The name change document MUST bear the official seal of the issuing authority. Uncertified copies or notarized documents are NOT ACCEPTED. All documents will be returned to you with your passport.

3) TWO Identical Passport Photos

4) Most recent passport (Your original passport will be returned with your new one)

5) Government Fees

$60 check or money order payable to “US Department of State” with Date of Birth.

6) ONE Copy of Your Proof of Departure

Provide plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country.

7) TWO Letters of Authorization

IMPORTANT! - Please print out this form first, MANUALLY fill out "Applicant Information". For "Courier Company" line, you MUST write "Passport Depot" . Also please check the first two boxes at the middle section of the form.

8) Customer Information Form

9) Passport Depot Fees

Please send COMPANY CHECK, CASHIER’S CHECK, MONEY ORDER made payable to “Passport Depot”. You may also pay this fee by CREDIT CARD by using the Customer Information Form.

Please choose ONE of the following types of services:

1 to 3 Business Days Processing 4 to 9 Business Days Processing 10+ Business Days
Call 1-800-689-1388 for rates. Call 1-800-689-1388 for rates. Call 1-800-689-1388 for rates.

Return Shipping Fee

To receive your passport for overnight return delivery, please add $69.00 (or $89.00 for Saturday delivery) to your check/money order or credit card payment to Passport Depot, or you may include your own Airbill with your FedEx Account number.

Quick Checklist and Prepare Your Package for Shipping

You must establish your identity to the Passport Acceptance Agent. Please inform the Passport Acceptance Agent you are using an expediting service to "hand carry" your application to the government passport agency for processing. After signing the application in front of the Passport Acceptance Agent, the PAA should seal-up the following items in their envelope:

- The Completed DS-4085 Form
- TWO identical Passport Photos
- Old Passport
- Government Fee of $60
- Name Change Document
- ONE copy of the Proof of Departure
- TWO signed Letters of Authorization
- Passport Depot Service Fee
- The
Customer Information Form


PLEASE SHIP BY FEDERAL EXPRESS PRIORITY OVERNIGHT ONLY. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF SENT BY ANY OTHER SERVICE. (US Postal Mail, DHL, Airborne Express and/or other major shipping carriers’ envelopes/packaging are NOT ACCEPTED. If so, your application will NOT be shipped appropriately and can ultimately result in delay and/or loss of your application materials).

  On Your FedEx Airbill:

Mark this additional information on the FedEx airbill:

1) On the FedEx airbill, please send to the following address:

RECIPIENT'S NAME: Passport Depot
ADDRESS: 1388 Haight Street - San Francisco, CA 94117
PHONE: 415-437-

2On the FedEx Airbill, in BOX 4A, please mark the FEDEX PRIORITY OVERNIGHT Next Business Morning box.

*You can pick up FEDERAL EXPRESS Airbills and envelopes at FedEx boxes and FedEx offices. Call 1-800-GO-FedEx to find the most convenient location or use their online drop-off locator (drop-off locations will have blank Airbills and envelopes. You may use a credit card to pay for the sending of your application).

Inform Us of Your Order

After completing Stages A and B, please call Passport Depot to inform us about your order at the toll free number 1-800-689-1388 before 7:00 PM PST (Monday – Friday). Also, please fax a copy of the Customer Information Form to the toll free fax number 1-800-687-1388 before 7pm PST (Monday-Friday) or email us at info@passportdepot.com.

Passport Depot
Toll Free: 800-689-1388 / Toll Free Fax: 800-687-1388
Email: info@passportdepot.com

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