- How do I change my name on account of divorce?
It is very important that you apply for your Passport on the CKGS website ONLY at https://passport.in.ckgs.us/ and follow the process as defined.
Once you have changed your name, it is advisable to have your name changed on your passport as well.
- You must apply for a "Re-issue" of passport if there is a change in name on account of divorce
A. Selection of Passport Service
On the Passport Application - Get Started Page, please select the option ‘Yes’ for the question “Are you Married”
B. Removal of Spouse’s Name
Then, select “Deletion of Spouse name after Divorce” on the widget:
C. Change your Name
On the Passport Application - Get Started Page, under ‘Choose your miscellaneous services’ please select the option ‘Do you want to change your name?’:
Full Passport Application Process
To understand the full process, please follow the below steps in sequential order:
Step 1Passport Application GuideStep 2Passport Application – Get Started