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Change of name on passport and Naturalisation document

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Dear HM Passport Office,

I am a dual national and also been a British citizen for the past four years.
I want to change my name on my British passport and Naturalisation document, to a new name. please what are the process and I am not doing it because of marriage as am male, I am doing it to change my full name to a different name.

Please can you advise on the process and if it possible to make this changes on my naturalisation certificate and passport as well.

Yours faithfully,

Zed

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HM Passport Office

Dear Zed
 
Thank you for your email.
 
When changing your name on your passport you will require the following
documentation:
 
List A – please provide one document which confirms your name in current
use
List B – please provide at least one document for each name change that
has taken place
 
List A (One Document)
• Marriage certificate
• Civil partnership certificate
• Gender recognition certificate
• Enrolled deed poll
• Change of name deed signed in both your old and new names
• Certificate of naturalisation or registration
• Statutory declaration or affidavit signed in your new name
• Birth certificate (upon re-registration)
• Certificate from the Court of the Lord Lyon of Scotland
• Adoption order/certificate
 
List B (At least one document)
• Tax record e.g. a letter from a tax authority
• Employment record e.g. an official letter from your employer 
• Educational record e.g. a school report
• Letter sent to you from a central, regional or local government
department
• Driving Licence 
• National identity card or equivalent
• Visa or residence permit Medical/health card
• Voter’s card
• Bank statement
• Baptism/Confirmation certificate
 
If you require any further information, please contact us through our
helpline on +44 (0)300 222 0000 or via e-mail [1][email address].
Text relay prefix 18001.
 
Kind Regards,
 
A.Furness
Customer Service Management Team
HM Passport Office Operations
Her Majesty's Passport Office
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