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Passport Name Change

Requirements for Passport Name Change

Step 1 - Prepare Passport Application Documents

A) DS-5504: Government Application

DS-5504 must be completed online using the government application form. Use this form if your current passport was issued less than 1 year

note: If your current passport was issued more than 1 year, use the form is DS-82

B) One Passport Photo

The photo must be 2×2, color with a plain light or white background, and show a full front view of the face.

C) Valid U.S. Passport

Your current passport must have been issued within the last year.

Important: If your passport was issued more than one year ago you should use the Passport Renewal instructions.

D) Official Name Change Documentation

If the name you are currently using differs from the name on your previous passport you must submit a marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order showing the change of name. The name change document must bear the official seal of the issuing authority. Uncertified copies or notarized documents can not be accepted. All documents will be returned to you with your passport.

E) Letter of Authorization

Fill out, sign then print 2 copies of this form authorizing DC DAATS to handle your passport service request.

F) Travel Evidence

Please provide two copies of one of the following:

  • Copy of plane ticket showing foreign departure, OR
  • Copy of travel itinerary (from airline or travel agency with applicant’s name, travel date, and flight info)
G) Government Fee

$60.00 – if your passport was issued less than 1 year

$190.00  – if your passport was issued more than 1 year (see passport renewal information)

H) DC DAATS Fee Charges

Payable to DC DAATS by check, money order, or credit card during checkout

  • $250 -Rush 5-7 Business Days
I) Shipping Fee

Payable to DC DAATS by check, money order, or credit card during checkout

  • $45 – 1-2 Day Delivery

Step 2 - Fill Out the DCDAATS Online Order Form

All applicants must complete and submit the Online Order Form. After submitting the order form please print a copy of the “confirmation page” and send it to us along with the rest of the documents listed above.

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Step 3 - Ship Documents to DC DAATS

Please send all the documents listed above to the following address:

Company: DC DAATS
Address: 1201, 34th Street NW, Washington D.C. 20007
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (703) 843-4747

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