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If you are searching for a passport name change process, you need to apply for a passport reissue to update passport name. There may be multiple reasons for the passport name change or passport name correction. But it is necessary to keep it updated before utilizing it for any purpose. Here, you can get all the details on how to change name in passport and the documents required for change of name in passport.

Passport name change

Your name and address are among the important information on your passport. As essential identity proof for travel, you must keep your passport updated with all personal particulars. For a passport name change, Indians have to apply online for a reissue of passports through the passportseva official website. Then you have to visit PSK for document verification followed by police verification. There are various reasons for the change in passport name.

  1. Changing name or surname after Marriage
  2. Due to re-marriage
  3. After Divorce
  4. In case of government/PSU/statutory body employees

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Documents required for change of name in passport

Whatever the reason for changing your name, there is need to submit different documents for passport name change at PSK. There may be additional document required for name change as per reason. In general, the mandatory documents required for change of name in passport are given below.

  1. Old passport in original with photocopies of it first and last two blank pages
  2. Non ECR document proof

Additional documents for passport name change 

Name change reasonsDocuments
Marriage/Re marriageSelf attested photocopy of the spouse’s Passport
DivorceNo additional document
Case of government/PSU/statutory body employees
  1. New change name ID certificate
  2. Gazette notification changing name in applicant office department
Other reasons
  1. Clipping of two local newspaper, or Gazette notification changing name of state government
  2. At least wo public or school documents of changed name

Fees for Passport name change

One must apply for re-issue of passport for name change in passport. The passport name change fees varies as per mode of application.

Passport Reissue for name changeNo of pagesNormal feesTatkal fees
Adult36Rs 1500/-Rs 3500/-
60Rs 2000/-Rs 4000/-
Minor (below 15 years)36Rs 1000/-Rs 3000/-
Minor (15-18 years) 5 years validity36Rs 1000/-Rs 3000/-
Minor (15-18 years) 10 years validity36Rs 1500/-Rs 3500/-

How to change name in passport?

You have to apply online for the reissue of your passport through the Passport Seva official website to change the name on your passport. After the online submission of the form, you need to pay the fees online and book an appointment for PSK. It needs to visit PSK for document verification and  undergo police verification at your nearby police station. After the approval, you will get your passport with a changed name on it. The online steps for reissuing a passport to change the name of the passport are as follows:

  • Visit to the official passport Seva website by clicking the below link  Passport Seva Home .
  • Now if you are already a registered user, log in using your valid credentials. If you are new to this then, you have to click new user registration and create an account.
  • After logging in you will see a list of services. Choose ‘Apply for reissue of passport’ for passport name correction procedure.
Application for change name in passport
  • On the next page, chose alternative 1 to apply online. Chose alternative 2 if you want to apply offline.
change name in passport
  • On the next page, choose reissue of passport’. Then, by checking the appropriate boxes, select which details you want to change. Then click the next button.

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  • Now you have to fill in some details for name change .  After that, check the box “yes” to agree with the terms and conditions. Then, click save my details, and then click Next.
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  • After that, enter the details
  • Next, you have to verify some details in either yes or no. after completion save your details and click next.
  • Following that, you will be shown a preview of the information you have entered. So, check them and then press the next button.
View reissue passport form
  • You have to choose the document as the proof of date of birth and current residency. You can choose an Aadhaar card in both cases if you want.
  • Now you will see a preview of your application. Print it and click next.
  • After that, you have to complete the payment procedure by clicking the pay online. After successful payment prints the receipt and click next.
payment of passport fees
  • On the next page, you will have to choose an appointment.  So, click next and you will see a list of appointments available.
  • Book an appointment date on the next page. The green-coloured dates are available.
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  • After that, the final receipt of your application will be shown. Print it and click close. The online application procedure is finished.
  • You have to visit respective selected PSK for document verification.
  • Then police verification will take place at a police station near your address.
  • After approval you will get your name changed passport at your present address.

Passport name correction process

The above reasons are mainly for the updating of passport name, but there may be chances of any typographical error or mistake in the printed passport. Thus, initially, you must enter all details carefully to avoid these mistakes or errors, but still, there would be any mistake. Then you have to return it to the regional passport office for passport correction. If the authority approves, you will get a new, corrected passport with a new number. Fees for this type of passport correction depend on the case type.

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Documents Required for Indian Passport Renewal

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Does changing name in passport affect visa?

Yes, changing your name in your passport will affect your visa. If you have a valid visa in your current passport, you will need to apply for a new visa with your updated name. The process for obtaining a new visa will vary depending on the country you are visiting.

How much time does it take to change name in passport?

The processing time for changing your name in your passport can vary depending on the complexity of your case. However, it typically takes around 4-6 weeks.

What if my name is different on my passport?

If your name is different on your passport than on your other identification documents, you may experience problems when traveling or applying for visas. It is important to correct your passport name as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary hassles.


  1. Suhail

    My application is in RPO mumbai ,and problem is in my middle name Mohd/Mohammed what can I do?

    • Raj

      Hello my kids renewal passports application by mistake someone put their last name but normally indian passport have no surname ,I bought the ticket long time ago now i have issue with their name can you help me what can do.

  2. Prabhu. s

    Passport renewal nominee name change

  3. Wasim khan

    Hi my name is wasim khan i want to change my wife midden name she has seprated before with her x husband , then i remarriage with her now i want to change her previous midden name, And want to add new name wat are the document required she has not taken divorve.

  4. My passport expires in November 2022 I have to correct my name spelling and also correction in father name.Please suggest.thanks.

  5. Arashdeep kaur sidhu

    I Arashdeep kaur sidhu,separated from my husband from April,2017,though we are not legally divorced and i am living with my parents.I have applied for re-issue of passport without spouse name.please tell me the required procedure and the documents required for.

  6. kusuma

    Recently I got my passport, In my passport my father name is correct, but the first initial is printed wrong soo I have applied for reissue of passport soo what are the documents i need to carry for verification. please reply immediately.

  7. Jyothi Lakshmi Nayak

    For renewal of passport, is affidavit for name change once again required if already submitted for earlier passport?

  8. Ajay Kumar kanda

    My father have Indian passport with spouse name Nirmla Rani instead Nirmala Kanda.
    I want correct spouse name in my father’s passport and renew also. How I can do it.

    • itzeazy

      correct supporting document required. For further help you can reach out to our team.

  9. Nilesh Kakulte

    Hi My name is Nilesh Ashok Kakulte (for all the documents in my life) but on the passport, it is “Nilesh Kakulte”
    still I need to do the procedure of name change?

  10. Dr KSB Nayar

    My son is employed in Singapore. His passport is issued from Ahmedabad. We find his parents’ names are wrongly given in his passport. Kindly guide us and oblige. Thanks.

  11. Sachin

    My Passport is having Middle name in it. I need to get my Middle name removed from my Passport .

    My Aadhar and PAN card is NOT having the middle name

    Please suggest how to go for it

  12. shashi

    my 10th mark shit some spelling mistakes .and I have a notary and non-judicial stamp is this acceptable to the passport office?

  13. Nimrata

    Procedure for minor name change in passport and the renewal also in Dubai. How to apply for advertisement In newspaper also charges….

  14. Natasha

    My name in the passport has father’s name as the surname. Hence, the full name in my passport is .
    While renewing (2 years back) I was told to get 2 newspaper clippings even though the error was at their end during the first application.
    My question is, “Is newspaper adv enough or should I also get gazette notification?”
    In the document advisory, this was mentioned, “Clippings of two local news papers or the Gazette notification of the concerned State Government, as the case may be”.

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