- Explain Maiden to Married change in name?
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.
When a person (traditionally the wife) assumes the family name of the spouse after marriage, that name replaces the birth name (Family name since birth), which is known as maiden to married change in name.
Maiden nameMarried nameRitu Sharma
Please Note: In this case, only the last name can be changed. If the first name also changes along with the last name, then the applicant needs to follow the process of complete name change.
A. Selection of Passport Service
On the Passport Application - Get Started Page, please select the following options:
- Select ‘Married’ for the question “Please select your Marital Status”
B. Addition of Spouse’s Name
Then, below the box ‘Choose Your Passport Service’, you can choose to endorse your spouse’s name on your passport or opt for no changes.
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