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We are going to the UK in June, and my passport is still in my maiden name...my GC is in my married name. Can I use my married name for my ticket and take my marriage certificate to show with my passport as proof of name change?

Don't want any problems getting back into the US so want to do it right.

Jen


Removing of Conditions Timeline

05/29/2007 - Sent package to NSC

05/31/2007 - Package received by NSC

06/01/2007 - Date on NOA (1 day after they received our package!)

06/11/2007 - NOA and Biometrics notice received via snail-mail

06/21/2007 - Biometrics taken

04/03/2008 - Transferred to CSC

05/14/2008 - Approved (notified via email)

05/21/2008 - Card received

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Russia
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Your ticket has to match your passport. You'll use the GC to get back in the US, just bring the marriage certificate to show that both names are valid. That's how I understand you're supposed to do it. If you buy the ticket in married name, the ailine may not let you on board.


09-02-2005 Applications for AOS, EAD, and AP received by MSC

10-21-2005 AOS fingerprint notice for 12-08-2005

11-07-2005 AP approved

12-05-2005 Infopass appt at San Jose office for interim EAD -- Refused, because it is already approved by MSC on 11-07-2005

12-07-2005 Attempt at interim EAD at San Francisco office -- no go. Back to San Jose, where CSO (chief station officer) tells they will contact MSC via email to request permission to issue interim EAD

12-08-2005 Biometrics for AOS and EAD. Having no EAD appt letter was no problem (used EAD NOA)

12-15-2005 EAD arrived in the mail

12-24-2005 Received interview letter; interview scheduled 03-01-2006

01-28-2006 Received replacement SSN card in married name (5 wks since application)

03-01-2006 AOS interview -- approved; received stamp in the passport

03-13-2006 Green card arrived in the mail

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Filing for removal of conditions

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You do have time to get your passport updated to your married name....

That way you will have everthing in the right name.... go to the British embassy website and look for the section about passports... it only took 2 weeks to get mine changed....

Kezzie

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Thanks for the info Kezzie.....that's the way I thought I had to do it.

As far as changing my passport goes, I did look into doing that a couple of days ago and they need 'evidence of my divorce' which I don't have with me as we are working away from home right now in California and will probably be here for about 2 months. If I can remember where it is at home we may be able to get my Stepdaughter to rummage through our paperwork and send it to me :blink:

Thanks again

Jen


Removing of Conditions Timeline

05/29/2007 - Sent package to NSC

05/31/2007 - Package received by NSC

06/01/2007 - Date on NOA (1 day after they received our package!)

06/11/2007 - NOA and Biometrics notice received via snail-mail

06/21/2007 - Biometrics taken

04/03/2008 - Transferred to CSC

05/14/2008 - Approved (notified via email)

05/21/2008 - Card received

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I have been divorced and all I sent was my passport and my new marriage certificate and the passport forms...... I never sent any divorce papers...

Kezzie

Hmmm interesting....on the Embassy website it says:-

Changes to a passport

You should complete Form C1

You should send your current passport and if:

a) your name has changed through marriage, you must enclose the full original civil marriage certificate bearing a raised seal. You should also enclose evidence of termination of any previous marriages.

Did you send in the C1 form Kezzie?

Jen


Removing of Conditions Timeline

05/29/2007 - Sent package to NSC

05/31/2007 - Package received by NSC

06/01/2007 - Date on NOA (1 day after they received our package!)

06/11/2007 - NOA and Biometrics notice received via snail-mail

06/21/2007 - Biometrics taken

04/03/2008 - Transferred to CSC

05/14/2008 - Approved (notified via email)

05/21/2008 - Card received

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