Valid passports cannot be amended. Customers requesting name changes, extension of validity for limited passports, or correction of a printing error need to apply for passport replacement.
If the change is within one year after issuance date of your current passport, you need to submit:
- U.S. Passport Re-Application Form DS-5504.
- Passport that needs the change.
- The required change supporting documentation.
- One photograph. The image must be sharp and correctly exposed. Click for photo requirements.
Passport fees – no fee applies for this service. If the change is required more than one year after issuance date of your current passport, you need to follow instruction for passport renewals described previously.