Passport Name Change

Do you need to change your name in your Passport?

If your passport was issued less than 1 year ago and your name has been legally changed due to marriage or court order:

  • Bring your current, valid U.S. Passport
  • Complete form DS-5504: Application for a U.S. Passport: Name Change, Data Correction, and Limited Passport Book Replacement
  • The original marriage certificate or the Government-issued document evidencing your legal name change as well as a copy of the newspaper where your name change was published
  • Bring one (1) photo measuring 2×2 inches.
  • No fee
  • Passport issuances in Abuja and Lagos are by appointment only. Please schedule your appointment here:

    In order for us to provide quality service to all our customers, it is important that you arrive on time for your appointment. Applicants who arrive more than 15 minutes late for their appointments will have to reschedule. Applicants who arrive on time for their appointment without the required documents may also be required to reschedule their appointments.

  • Allow Approximately 3 weeks for processing. Passports must be collected at the ACS section by the applicant or authorized representative. An appointment is not necessary to pick up your passport.
  • If your passport was issued more than 1 year ago and your name has been legally changed due to marriage or court order.
    • Bring your current, valid U.S. passport
    • Complete Form DS-82, Application for a U.S. Passport by Mail
  • The original marriage certificate or the Government-issued document evidencing your legal name change as well as a copy of the newspaper where your name change was published
  • Bring one (1) photo measuring 2×2 inches.
  • The fee is $110 payable in dollars or the equivalent in Nigerian Naira. We do not accept credit cards.
  • Allow Approximately 3 weeks for processing. Passports must be collected at the ACS section by the applicant or authorized representative. An appointment is not necessary to pick up your passport.