Passports

If you want to change your name and gender on your passport, refer to the National Center for Transgender Equality’s Understanding the New Passport Gender Change Policy.

 

All documents need to be originals or certified copies by the issuing agency. See here for more information.

If you have a current valid passport less than one year old:

  1. A completed application for a U.S. Passport: Name Change, Data Correction, and Limited Passport Book Replacement Form DS-5504, which you can download here.
  2. A certified copy of a marriage certificate or name change court decree to prove that your name has legally changed.
  3. Your current passport
  4. Two new photos
  5. Using the DS-5044 form, there is no fee unless you need your passport immediately.

Using US Postal Service, mail all of this information to:
National Passport Processing
P.O. Box 13290
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3290

If your passport is older than one year:

  1. A completed DS-82 form (Application for a U.S. Passport by Mail), which you can download here.
  2. A certified copy of a marriage certificate or name change court decree to prove that your name has legally changed.
  3. Your current passport.
  4. Two new photos.
  5. You will have to pay all of the fees associated with getting a new passport.

Using US Postal Service, mail all of this information to:
National Passport Processing
P.O. Box 371971
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7971