Name Change

Name Change

Requirements for 3-6 business day processing

Please print this page

Note: If your passport will expire within one year,
follow the passport renewal instructions instead.

To use our service, you must follow all instructions below to the letter in order to avoid delays. Call our support line if you have any doubts as to what is needed.

Follow these steps and include this information in the package

All U.S. government forms needed to complete this process will be opened in a new browser tab/window to help you keep your place on this page. Print them, then close that tab to return here.

Step 1. Fill out, then print the U.S. government DS-5504 Name Change form linked here. You’ll need to click the “Create” button after you’ve completed it there, and then you must be printed for inclusion in this package.

Step 2. Please fill out the Passport Order Form (must be printed) and print a copy to enclose inside your FedEx Priority Overnight® package. Also in the FedEx envelope, enclose a check for $184.00 (or $244.00 for next day return) for our service fee plus return delivery fees (see order form, which must be printed/included). If you need a next day service please call our office as we will need to fax a different release letter to you.

Step 3. Authorization letter (must be printed).

Step 4. Your passport, which must still be valid.

Step 5. Proof of your name change, such as: (originals only)

  • a) marriage license, or;
  • b) divorce decree, or;
  • c) court order

Step 6. Government fee – $60.00 (included in totals above)

Step 7. To have your passport expedited, you will also need proof of departure, which will be ONE of the following:

Payment methods: You can pay by credit/debit card, check or money order. Make checks/money orders payable to:

If pre-paid: If you’ve already paid for your passport or have also used our birth certificate expediting service, then disregard our fees. See “Please note when ordering both” on right sidebar for clarification of costs.

Write on the envelope: Write the full name, date of birth and telephone numbers on the government sealed envelope.

Use FedEx Priority Overnight® 10:30 a.m. delivery

Using any other shipping company or method will result in a day delay. Click image to go to FedEx service.

Ship to:

US Birth Certificate. Net
1143 N. Madison St.
Lafayette OR 97127
(800) 856-2526