Updating u s passport
You should advise us of a change of contact details including your email address while you hold a visa. You should advise us of a change of passport details if you currently hold a visa, as your visa is associated with your passport.If you are notifying us of a new name on your passport, you should provide official evidence of the name change, for example certified copies of the name change certificate or marriage certificate.All certifications must be on the physician’s office letterhead and include all of the information seen here, including the physician’s license or certificate number.You should ask your physician to use this letter and not give additional personal health information that is not included here.Under the current policy, you can obtain a full ten-year passport with an updated gender marker if you have had clinical treatment determined by your doctor to be appropriate in your case to facilitate gender transition.
The biographical page of your passport is the page that contains your photograph, personal details and the issue/expiry dates.This policy replaces the Department’s old policy, which required documentation of sex reassignment surgery.In January 2011, the State Department made further improvements to its new policy.Children's (15 and under) passport renewals are done in person at our office. Both parents with the children are required to be present, please call our office for details if both parents are unable to be present.A birth certificate is required for a renewal for an applicant under 16Applicants age 16 or 17 must have identification and one parent present when applying.