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Travelling with AP. Different names help

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Hi everybody,

My EAD/AP combo card has my married name on it while my passport has my maiden name. Can I still travel or will this be a problem?

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Yes. Travel with your marriage certificate as well.


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Book your ticket in the passport name for an easier time at the airline counters.


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Yes to both replies. Book the tickets in your passport name regardless if it is international or domestic. Keep a copy of your marriage certificate with you if you are flying international and expect to go through immigration. My wife has the same issue, and she has had no issues doing it this way and re-entering the US with her GC in her married name.

Good Luck!


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My wife and I have gone on three international trips with the same situation as yours (well, green card instead of AP) and never had a problem. The airlines, immigration/customs in foreign countries, and CBP in the U.S. have never asked anything. She's always carried our marriage certificate to be safe, but never shown it or been asked anything about the name discrepancy.

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Oh thank you so much! We're planning to do our long overdue honeymoon!

Much appreciated


Patience Is A Virtue - [The Beneficiary]


AOS From K1:
Approved 26th of September 2016
 

ROC

Filed - 9th of July 2018 (Package sent)

Packed Delivered: 12th of July 

NOA dated: 20th of July (I didn't receive it physically until August 6th. due to USCIS sending it to my previous address.)

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