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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I have query regarding my application. My passport doesn't have middle name and my PR doesn't have middle name. However, i have indian identity documents that specify full name together which includes middle name. Does this constitutes as a name change? I am not sure what does it...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Guys, I am an Australian permanent resident and I would like to change my name on the Indian passport. VFS global advised me to get the name change printed on 2 Australian Newspapers even though I supplied the Name change certificate from BDM Victoria. Has anyone gone through this...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, awaiting my citizenship ceremony. Is there any difference to changing my name before ceremony or after ceremony? .
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, this is a tricky one. I have my NIE, had it since 2009. I got married again in 2013 in LA and changed my surname. My American husband now needs his visa renewing so I took my new passport from 2017 and the old one and my marriage certificate. The woman would not accept my name change for the...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    My Birth certificate has a different name than the passport and all other documents. So I took a name change affidavit from a JP. I have two problems with that. 1. In the affidavit he has mentioned my permanent address which is in my ID card, which is my parent's address. I do not have my own...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello! I have recently married my sponsor and decided to change my name. I'm on a FLR(M) visa (second application, ~2 years until ILR!) It is £161 fee with the home office for this "service," plus the £19.20 BRP fee at the post office. I mailed the application (26 pages!) the beginning of...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello friends.. My surname in my educational document till college (B.Tech) was 'Kumar'. I got that changed to 'Singh' and obtained all my documents (passport, aadhar, DL, PAN) with changed surname. I even started my career with the new surname and have all my employment records with this new...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there, I am looking to file documents for my partner application (309 Visa) soon. Since She is from Pakistan, I am looking to get new ID card and Passport which will show her status from Single to Married. Regarding her name, I wanted to ask is it better If she takes my first name or my...
  9. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    I'm a US citizen, my wife is Russian, currently residing in Russia. We are applying for a Green Card and we are using an online visa service. They said that if she applies for the green card under her married name, she must change her Russian passport to her married name as well. However I have...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I am in process of collecting documents for ACS. I am having this doubt .Please help in clarifying the same. I am having name in short form in my mark sheet , but in passport and PAN card it is all expanded initials. 1.Will this be an issue while i apply for ACS? 2.Do i need to get the name...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone -- I am a US citizen currently living in the UK under a spouse visa with a BRP. I've been here for just over a year. Earlier this summer my passport was due to expire so I ordered a new one from the embassy in my married name. My BRP is under my maiden name. I was under the...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I am applying for skill assessment for acs and have following queries: 1) I have changed my name after marriage so what additional documents should I attach and where? 2) some of my transcripts were lost but I have got duplicate from university, will it work? 3) regarding my employment I...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, I am trying to change my last name to my husband's. I figured the way to do this was to get a new passport, so I emailed the US Embassy and they said I needed proof of the new name and someone from the embassy told me that my marriage certificate was proof of the name change. So I sent...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Good morning, it's been quite sometime since I last posted as life has gotten very complicated with two young children. I've had my ILtR for a few years now, and I've done my qualifying time for British Citizenship. Some background for you. I am married to a British Citizen, and my boys are...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone. Thanks for taking the time to read my post and hopefully provide some assistance. I recently came to the UK from Vietnam on a spouse visa to live with my British husband. We were married in Vietnam in 2014 but unlike the UK women in my country keep their maiden names. I want...
  16. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi there, I am on a life-partner visa, about to get married to my life partner in South Africa. He is South African, I am from the UK, and we both live in Cape Town. My question is about changing my name after marriage. If I get a new passport from the UK in my new name, does my old passport and...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all, My wife (yay! - we did it under a marriage visitor visa) will be applying in a couple of months for a spouse visa. We got married here in London. Does anyone have experience of changing name in a Russian Passport? - in Russia, a marriage certificate includes the option of changing...
  18. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    ****CHARLIE-FOXTROT ALERT******Due to ignorance and lack of proper guidance, I caused this mayhem up on myself and need help fixing it now. :) Hello All, I need help with knowing if I need to get my name changed on any of my documents if I need to proceed with FSW immigration processing. Let...
  19. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I got my name changed in Melbourne and got a new Indian passport with my new name on it. While I was going through the checklist of Visa 485, I noticed they want me to provide an evidence of name change to confirm that I, in fact, did change my name. I called the Indian consulate to ask if...
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear All, I already have my Australian PR Visa (190) granted to me on December 2013. I recently renewed my Passport (while staying in India) as the last one will expire within an year and it has my full name entered in 'Given Name' field, but 'Surname' field kept blank. I corrected it in my new...
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