Hello there! Are you looking for an agency that will expedite your name change and have your passport ready within a day? Well, look no further than Travel Visa Pro. We have agents located across the country, and you can easily reach us by phone or social media to get the process started. We recognize that time is of importance in such a situation and we will ensure that the operation is smooth.
Before we take you through our urgent passport name change requirements, an agent will walk you through the process. To begin with, we must ascertain that you qualify for a name change. If you got your passport within the last one year and you have changed your name, then you are eligible. For anyone whose passport is more than a year old, a passport renewal service will apply. Whatever the case, one of our dedicated agents will take you on and help you through the urgent passport name change requirements.
We require that you prove the name change by producing documents on the same. It could be a marriage certificate, divorce decree or a court decree regarding name change. Any record that you provide as proof should be original or certified as the state department does not accept copies. All these records will revert to you at the end of the processing.
You should also prove that the name change is urgent. In this way, we can expedite your name change. Examples of documents that you can provide as evidence include travel itineraries, letters from employers as well as plane tickets. Our agents will guide you as to other documentation that you can use as proof. In addition to these documents, be sure to include two letters of authorization, two complete DS 82 forms as well as two recent passport photos. Once you submit these documents, we will review them and send them to the state department. In less than a day, you will have a valid passport.
- TWO Original Signed Letters of Authorization.
TWO Original Signed Letters of Authorization. Please print and complete BY HAND, and sign two copies of this document. Photocopies not accepted.
- Two (2) Identical, Recent (not older than 3 months, no eye glasses allowed) Passport Photographs
To process your application, you are required to provide identical passport-style photographs (2 x 2 inches in size. Government Agencies have very specific regulations regarding the passport photographs. We recommend visiting professional photographer. Please review samples of well composed photos to avoid passport processing delays. The acceptance of your photo is always at the discretion of the U.S. passport agency. Beginning November 1, 2016, You must take off eye glasses for your U.S. Passport photo.
- US Passport Renewal Form (#DS-82)
Complete Online – Form DS-82 (click here) – Department of State website will open in a new window. After completing and printing out the application form in duplicate please print TWO COPIES. PLEASE PRINT OUT AND SUBMIT ONLY ONE-SIDED PAGES OF THE APPLICATION. We will accept only application completed ONLINE (applications not containing the 2D barcode or not accompanied by a duplicate application with the 2D barcode will be placed in suspense). If you wish us to type-up your application, we offer an exclusive concierge service. A $35 convenience fee will be assessed for this service. ORDER YOUR US PASSPORT CONCIERGE SERVICE HERE.
- Legal Records Showing Name Change
One of the following Original documents (fax or photocopies are not acceptable):
- Marriage License
- Divorce Decree
- Court Decree of Name Change
- Payment to Department of State
- Please write a personal or cashier’s check payable to “U.S. Department of State” for $170.00 (Passport book only) or $170 (Passport book and Passport card). You should write your date of birth on the MEMO line of the check. Starter’s checks are not accepted.
- For a $5 convenience fee Travel Visa Pro will get a check to pay Department of State dues.
- Copy of Evidence of Immediate Travel
Copy of airline/ferry/train ticket/itinerary indicating travel to a foreign country in less than 14 days or a foreign travel visa is required within four weeks. If you do not have one, or are driving to Mexico/Canada, or need passport for any other personal or business matter, you have to proof immediate need for your passport. It can be a letter from employer on its letterhead detailing the need for urgent business trip OR a circular from employer mandating a need for each employee to have a valid US passport (e.g. pilots, flight attendants, etc.) OR hotel reservation in Mexico/ Canada OR any other document detailing the rush need for passport. If you do not have any of the above or have doubts, please fill out this statement.