Documents required to endorse spouse name
- Old Passport in original with self-attested photocopy of its first two and last two pages, including ECR/Non-ECR page (previously ECNR) and the page of observation (if any), made by Passport Issuing Authority and validity extension page, if any, in respect of short validity passport
- Proof Of Present Address if different from the address in the passport.
- An attested copy of marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriag. AND/OR
- A joint affidavit from husband and wife along with a joint photograph, (Specimen at Annexure 'D') When joint affidavit is not possible the affidavit should indicate the reason for it.The change in the first name amounts to a substantial name change and the regular procedure for name change should apply.
You can also update the spouse name Following Divorce (Divorcees applying for deletion of spouse name), Following Re-marriage (Change of spouse name due to re-marriage) and Following Separated (Separated applying for deletion of spouse name), however difference documents are required for that.
Check with your nearest embassy/consulate to know the the procedure to endorse the spouse name.
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