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So i have a similar issue. My fiance (He is from England and is coming to the US) last name is Atkins. He was born with that name (on his birth certificate) and when he was a kid, his mom married and he name got changed to Warren. Well when he got older and his mom left the guy, he decided to change it back to Atkins. Would I have to show this in my i-129 form?  We have record of the change from Warren to atkins but not of the one when he was younger.. On all his documents (passport, birth certificate, id) His last name is atkins. The only mention of Warren is when I listed it in other names used on the form. 

 

So im just not sure if I have to provide the documentation of him changing it?  It says on the relevant documents but im not sure what that means exactly. 

 

Proof of Legal Name Change if either the US Citizen and/or foreign fiance is using a name other than that shown on the relevant documents. 

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On 1/1/2019 at 10:50 PM, kat10kat2 said:

So i have a similar issue. My fiance (He is from England and is coming to the US) last name is Atkins. He was born with that name (on his birth certificate) and when he was a kid, his mom married and he name got changed to Warren. Well when he got older and his mom left the guy, he decided to change it back to Atkins. Would I have to show this in my i-129 form?  We have record of the change from Warren to atkins but not of the one when he was younger.. On all his documents (passport, birth certificate, id) His last name is atkins. The only mention of Warren is when I listed it in other names used on the form. 

 

So im just not sure if I have to provide the documentation of him changing it?  It says on the relevant documents but im not sure what that means exactly. 

 

Proof of Legal Name Change if either the US Citizen and/or foreign fiance is using a name other than that shown on the relevant documents. 

You should be absolutely fine.  At what age did he return to using Atkins? 

 

My issue was that my ID was different. birth certificate was in one name and everything else in another so I needed to get a deed poll done and collect proof I have been using my name since I was a minor. So I got a copy of a GCSE certificate! LMAO


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On 1/14/2019 at 2:58 PM, DJClaire said:

You should be absolutely fine.  At what age did he return to using Atkins? 

 

My issue was that my ID was different. birth certificate was in one name and everything else in another so I needed to get a deed poll done and collect proof I have been using my name since I was a minor. So I got a copy of a GCSE certificate! LMAO

He was 20 years old when he changed his name back, I have a copy of his deed poll changing it from Warren to Atkins. Im just worried if they ask for when it was changed to warren since he was younger and doesnt have the record of it. 

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3 hours ago, kat10kat2 said:

He was 20 years old when he changed his name back, I have a copy of his deed poll changing it from Warren to Atkins. Im just worried if they ask for when it was changed to warren since he was younger and doesnt have the record of it. 

The change of name by deed poll back to Atkins should be enough. Is it the original document, showing the date the name was changed?

 

As he was an adult you may need to get your police certificate in both names to be sure.


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1 hour ago, DJClaire said:

The change of name by deed poll back to Atkins should be enough. Is it the original document, showing the date the name was changed?

 

As he was an adult you may need to get your police certificate in both names to be sure.

Yeah I have the original with the wet signatures and the date. I wasn't sure if  when i send my packet in, if I should have the original or a copy of it (I would assume a copy)

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On 1/25/2019 at 12:51 AM, DJClaire said:

The change of name by deed poll back to Atkins should be enough. Is it the original document, showing the date the name was changed?

 

As he was an adult you may need to get your police certificate in both names to be sure.

How can he get a police certificate on both names? When you get a cerificate, you mention all other names previously used and they put it on the issuing police certificate. Correct me if I am wrong.

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37 minutes ago, theafons said:

How can he get a police certificate on both names? When you get a cerificate, you mention all other names previously used and they put it on the issuing police certificate. Correct me if I am wrong.

Apologies that's what I meant. Make sure the certificate covers both names.


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On 1/1/2019 at 10:50 PM, kat10kat2 said:

So i have a similar issue. My fiance (He is from England and is coming to the US) last name is Atkins. He was born with that name (on his birth certificate) and when he was a kid, his mom married and he name got changed to Warren. Well when he got older and his mom left the guy, he decided to change it back to Atkins. Would I have to show this in my i-129 form?  We have record of the change from Warren to atkins but not of the one when he was younger.. On all his documents (passport, birth certificate, id) His last name is atkins. The only mention of Warren is when I listed it in other names used on the form. 

 

So im just not sure if I have to provide the documentation of him changing it?  It says on the relevant documents but im not sure what that means exactly. 

 

Proof of Legal Name Change if either the US Citizen and/or foreign fiance is using a name other than that shown on the relevant documents. 

I had a similar one, born with lets just say surname A, took on a surname B as an unofficial alias through Mam's marriage, divorced then legally changed my name to surname C

I mentioned surname B under an alia in additional information.

I provided the change of name deed from to C. No additional mention of B. Approved with nil RFEs. 


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On 1/1/2019 at 10:50 PM, kat10kat2 said:

So i have a similar issue. My fiance (He is from England and is coming to the US) last name is Atkins. He was born with that name (on his birth certificate) and when he was a kid, his mom married and he name got changed to Warren. Well when he got older and his mom left the guy, he decided to change it back to Atkins. Would I have to show this in my i-129 form?  We have record of the change from Warren to atkins but not of the one when he was younger.. On all his documents (passport, birth certificate, id) His last name is atkins. The only mention of Warren is when I listed it in other names used on the form. 

 

So im just not sure if I have to provide the documentation of him changing it?  It says on the relevant documents but im not sure what that means exactly. 

 

Proof of Legal Name Change if either the US Citizen and/or foreign fiance is using a name other than that shown on the relevant documents. 

I have a very similar name story. Birth surname G, my Mam married after seperating from birth father and I took the surname F unofficially as an alias so to speak, then seperated and the moment I left school and turned 16 I changed my name to my Mam's Maiden surname U. 

 

F was used on all my school documents but that's about it. Nothing official as such. 

 

On the I-129F we entered my birth name G, current surname U and placed the F under "Any previously used names" and  annotated "F due to Parent marriage". I haven't done my interview as of yet but didn't receive any RFEs.

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Met while I was on holiday:  11/01/2017

Agreed that we were an item: 11/09/2017

She said yes: 04/06/2018

Filed I129f: 06/09/2018

NOA1 dated: 06/14/2018

NOA2 dated: 11/29/2018

NVC Case #: Fianceé (USC) Called and received it: 01/08/2019

Case Shipped: 01/08/2019

Case Received: 01/15/2019

P3 Letter received: 01/19/2019

Medical: 02/08/2019

Interview: 03/11/2019

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