Updating passport with new name
Passports Canada doesn't recommend this as you may have issued when trying to prove your identity when travelling.If you take this option ensure you travel with a copy of your marriage certificate and ALWAYS book travel under the name that CURRENTLY appears in your passport.The name in your passport needs to match the name on your travel ticket/s.If you’ve changed your name and you want this in your passport, you need to apply for a new passport.Your answers are checked as you go, so there’s less chance we will need to clarify anything. You can save and come back to your application within 7 days.Start the application process Start the application process Find out more about changing your name The name you use in your passport needs to match your Real Me verified account if you want to apply for your first adult passport online.
And there’s no need to visit our offices or pay for postage.
A passport may now be issued in an applicant’s preferred sex / gender of M (male), F (female) or X (indeterminate/unspecified), without the need to amend these details on your birth or citizenship record. If you find yourself in a situation involving the removal of your child without consent from New Zealand or retention of a child overseas, you are strongly advised to seek the assistance of a lawyer.
You should get any documents not in English translated by a translation service that is approved by the Department of Internal Affairs.
Start the application process Passport photos If you are eligible to apply online for your first passport, you can choose to renew your children’s passports at the same time.
This means you can submit and pay for the applications as a family group.
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Each application will be given its own reference number, which can be used to log into the group application.