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I want my passport to reflect my marriage/civil partnership name - what documents do I need to submit with my passport application?

You will need to apply for a new passport. You can apply online using the Online Renewal Service.

You must submit documentary evidence to support any change of name. Please see our summary of additional documents that you will need to submit with your passport application.

Adult renewal application where the applicant is renewing a passport in a different name:

If you are requesting a new name on your new passport, you will need to submit your most recent passport.

Depending on the type of name change, further supporting documents may be required

Change of name following marriage/civil partnership:

You will need to submit:

Your original civil marriage certificate or civil partnership certificate.

These documents are required for both online and paper applications.