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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. If you are:

Renewing your passport

You need to submit:

  • Your previous passport
  • Your civil marriage certificate or civil partnership certificate

Applying for the first time

You need to submit:

  • Your long-form birth certificate
  • Your civil marriage certificate or civil partnership certificate
  • Photo ID
  • Proof of name
  • Proof of address

* All documents listed above should be submitted in their original format. If they are in languages other than English, a notarized English translation must accompany the document.