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Changed Name UK Passport

This page is for people who have changed their name for marriage or any other life event, and as a result need a new passport. Gulfvisa can make this process quick and hassle free!

How to obtain a UK Passport under a changed name - 3 simple steps

1Requirements for a UK Passport under a different name

1. Fill original UK passport application form that you can get from the local post office (use BLACK ball point pen only with CAPITAL LETTERS and NO correction fluid)

  • Fill out sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 9.  NOTE: for section 1 choose option 'Changes to your existing passport' and for section 2 the address must be in the UK. 
  • Children aged 12-15 Section 6 must also be completed.
  • Children 11 and under Section 10 must also be completed (see requirement 3).
  • If your appearance has changed, Section 10 must also be completed (see requirement 3) 

2. Your current UK passport.

3. Two identical passport photos.

  • If your appearance has changed or the applicant is 11 or under:  One of these must be countersigned on the back and Section 10 must be filled by the countersigner. Please see the guidance in our Pack relating to this. 

4. Proof of name change. 

  • This can be: Original Marriage Certificate/Original Deed Poll Certificate/ Original Decree Absolute and Original Birth Certificate if reverting to maiden name following a divorce. 

5. A letter on blank white paper from you addressed to the passport office, authorizing Gulfvisa Staff to apply on your behalf (you must use the template in our Pack for this)

Download Application Pack (forms & requirements)
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Send the forms & requirements by email:
2Order your UK Passport service online now

Your new passport will be sent to you by the Passport Office after the 6 working days. 

All-Inclusive GulfVisa Price: £239.00  
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3Post (or drop off) the requirements to our GulfVisa office:

Appointment System

The Passport Office have now implemented an appointment system (which we attend on your behalf). As soon as we have your complete papers we will apply for an appointment. The processing time quoted for all services is dependent on the next available appointment and cannot be guaranteed. We will do our best to get the early appointment and give you the best service.

The Passport Office have the right to charge full fees if the appointment be cancelled by you. These fees are non-refundable, and we cannot challenge passport office

Importance Notice

HMPO have now introduced a no refund policy if the applicant has not fully disclosed their previous passport history.

Please note: As part of our service, Gulfvisa Ltd will advise you if we think any support documents unsuitable for processing. If you insist on submission, should the application then be rejected this will result in a complete loss of all fees.

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