We only need evidence that a customer has a new name or that they only use their old one for business. Sometimes only a change in name document will do Evidence of a name change. Customers are only required to provide us with documentation of a name change if one of the following circumstances applies:
You must refer to Name: Change of Name Passport Applications while dealing with name changes because various name changes could call for various supporting documents. Because they got married or entered into a civil partnership and produced their marriage or civil partnership certificate, they have changed their last name.
· They are getting ready to be married or enter a civil partnership, thus they want to apply for a post-dated passport under their future name.
· They have provided a comprehensive Gender Recognition Certificate after changing their gender.
· The parents of a kid have revised their birth details, received a new birth certificate, and the child's name has changed.
· For children who have been adopted, we can issue a complete adoption certificate if additional documentation is needed for international applications.
Customers applying from overseas who have also changed their name must provide additional documentation depending on the country: This is in line with the recommendations for evaluating applicants for international passports for threat.
A name may be changed with parental consent
We require confirmation that the child has changed their name and is using it for all official purposes, as well as the consent of all people who have parental responsibility, in order to alter a child's name.
Names may be changed by court order
We won't accept a court order as evidence of a name change if it only cites a child's new name without confirming the change. We still need evidence that the child has changed their name and only uses it in official situations. We will accept the court order as evidence of a name change if a court approves it. We still need evidence that the person has changed their name and is using it for all official reasons, even if the court decision doesn't specifically declare that it has.