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Flying Within the U.S. - Maiden Name or Married Name?

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Hello,

My wife recently got her U.S. driver's license under her married name. I booked a domestic flight under her married name, but now I'm having doubts and I'm thinking I should've booked her under her maiden name instead (because her passport is still under her maiden name).

Will this be an issue?

What should we do going forward (domestic travel): book tickets using married name or maiden name?

Thank you in advance.


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Book her tickets for domestic travel in the married name, because she can show her drivers' license when you travel. She'll need to keep her green card with her at all times, of course. But she won't need her passport for travel within the U.S.


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Nope she can use either one. They only want the name on the ticket and the name on the ID to match.

I use my passport to travel because my frequent flyer program is still in my maiden name and my passport is until October when I switch everything over. When I fly an airlines that doesn't use my frequent flyer program, I use my driver's license which is my married name.

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Book her tickets for domestic travel in the married name, because she can show her drivers' license when you travel. She'll need to keep her green card with her at all times, of course. But she won't need her passport for travel within the U.S.

Thank you for the reply. One last thing: she doesn't have her green card yet, but has her EAD/Advance Parole card and a SSN under her married name. Will there be any issues then if she just shows her driver's license?


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11/07/2014: NOA2

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