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I need advice regarding affidavit of identity. Has anyone encountered this? I have been married since 2012 but I never knew the importance of reporting the marriage and getting my passport amended until today. I know I have been so irresponsible so please don't beat me down. I need to travel in two months and according to the officer from philippine consulate, it takes about 3 months to get the new passport and it's just not possible but he said I can still use my old passport ( w/c is expiring on 2017) provided I can present an AFFIDAVIT OF IDENTITY. The question is, do I really need to go to the consulate or I can go in any notary office? The listed people on the website charges outrageously. What are my other options? Thank you!

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Cant you just fly using your maiden name?

The problem is I bought the tickets already and I just don't want to risk it. I just want to know how to get this affidavit and if there are fees and how much. It's a waste of time calling Phil Embassy to ask about this, people there don't have manners.

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Ah... the name on the tickets must match the name in the passport. For sure an issue. Call the airlines about getting the tickets reissued in your maiden name


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The problem is I bought the tickets already and I just don't want to risk it. I just want to know how to get this affidavit and if there are fees and how much. It's a waste of time calling Phil Embassy to ask about this, people there don't have manners.

Your passport is still unexpired. All you have to do is call the airlines and have them change the name in your ticket to your maiden name and reissue a ticket. When traveling make sure to bring your marriage certificate. This was what I did too way back 2013, my passport was in my maiden and I booked my flight under my married name only to find out it should be whatever is in the passport. So what I did was just call the airlines, there was no questions asked, they changed it and reissued me a ticket and so far I did not encounter problem flying.

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You can fly with the name on the ticket as it appears in your passport without any problems. Like others have said, bring your MC with you and of course any other ID you may have just in case your asked. You'll be find. Call the airlines and re-ticket with your passport name. Have a safe trip.

When you return then tackle the ROM and changing your passport.

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You can fly with the name on the ticket as it appears in your passport without any problems. Like others have said, bring your MC with you and of course any other ID you may have just in case your asked. You'll be find. Call the airlines and re-ticket with your passport name. Have a safe trip.

When you return then tackle the ROM and changing your passport.

Thanks!?

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Thanks!?

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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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You can fly with the name on the ticket as it appears in your passport without any problems. Like others have said, bring your MC with you and of course any other ID you may have just in case your asked. You'll be find. Call the airlines and re-ticket with your passport name. Have a safe trip.

When you return then tackle the ROM and changing your passport.

Thanks!?

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