Passport Name Change

This Change Your Name service is created to walk anyone through the steps necessary to update the name on their passport. Everything needed is explained below. 

STEP 1

Gather the Checklist

 

  1.  APPLICATION

    Choose the appropriate form. Print one-sided and sign with a black/blue pen

    If your Passport was issued LESS than a year ago– Complete the online application DS-5504 
    If your passport was issued MORE than a year ago– Complete the online application DS-82 

When completing the online form from “travel.state.gov,” you’ll be asked questions about processing and shipping methods. Any answer you choose is completely separate from our service and no payment will be asked. To finish the form- click on “Create Form”

  1.  
  2. ORDER FORM
    • Form for Visa Network contact, shipping, and billing purposes
  3. TWO PASSPORT PHOTOS
    • 2×2″ in length, no glasses, taken within 6 months 
  4. LETTER OF AUTHORIZATION FORM
    • Must be filled out by the applicant only. The top 2 boxes must be check-marked and the LOA itself must be completely filled out by hand. “Visa Network” must be written next to Courier Company Name 
  5. PASSPORT
    • Be sure it isn’t damaged and hasn’t been expired for longer than 5 years.
  6. ORIGINAL OR CERTIFIED COPY OF LEGAL DOCUMENT

    Verifying your new name

    • Marriage certificate
    • Divorce decree
    • Court order
  7. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT ITINERARY
    • If you require a rush process faster than 2 weeks

 

STEP 2

Start Pre Check Service

 

 

EMAIL SCANS TO PASSPORT@VISANETWORK.COM


We will review all docs prior to you sending to Visa Network

 

 

STEP 3

 

Mail documents to or visit our address
Call us if you’d like a courier to pick up from you 
 
Attn: Passport Desk
Visa Network
870 Market St. STE 888
San Francisco, CA
94102

 

We are pleased to introduce an even easier way to start your name change process. You now have the ability to purchase a shipping label directly from us. Just submit and email our Order Form to passport@visanetwork.com. Mention you’d like a pre-paid label on the email. It’s as simple as that. Shipping labels are non-refundable.

Notice

 

The Passport Agency requires your applications be created online, and printed one-sided. There should be 2 bar-codes. One located on the top left-hand corner and another on the bottom right-hand corner. The 2-D bar-codes need to show on white paper, sharp and clear.

The Letter of Authorization must be handwritten by the applicant only. The pen used must be in black or blue ink and not interchanged. All fields must be completed including Courier Company Name- be sure to write “Visa Network.”

Forms must be 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, wrinkle free and clean. They also can’t be printed on thermal paper, dye-sublimation paper, glossy paper, or dot matrix paper.

Need help? Call Visa Network (415) 693-0330. One of our reps will explain and guide you through the process.

THE PASSPORT NAME CHANGE SERVICE

 
☑️ Live 1-on-1 help
 
☑️ Document Pre-Check Assistance
 
☑️ Overnight shipping or Courier
 
☑️ Limited spots for 48HR services

Passport Agency Amount

Enclose a fee in the form of a personal check or money order. Make checks payable to “U.S. Department of State.” The applicant’s full name and date of birth must be printed on the front of the check. There is a fee of $15 if the applicant doesn’t provide a check and Visa Network provides one instead.

 

Form DS-5504 $80
or  
Form DS-82  $190
with passport card +$30  $220

 

Visa Network Price

Price does not include shipping ($35 to office or $50 to home), 3.5% bank fee or extra handling charges that might incur during the process. We don’t have hidden fees and we won’t charge extra without letting you know. Please include a credit card on the Visa Network Order Form. Alternatively, you may pay with cash, check or money order.

2-3 Weeks $680 $480
     
5-7 Days $720 $680
     
48 Hours $997  $720

CALL (415) 693-0330 for 48HR SERVICE. Appointments are necessary.

 

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