Change of name / Change of Surname after marriage /Delete name of spouse after divorce
Endorsement for changes in the passport is no more permitted. For inclusion/deletion of spouse’s name, change of date/place of birth, name, address, etc., or any other changes on laminated portion of the passport, re-issue of passport booklet is required. Therefore, fee would be same as applicable for re-issue of passport.
The print-out of the saved PDF file of online passport application is to be submitted to the nearest center of BLS International, the outsourcing agency.
Existing passport along with photocopies of first five pages, the last page and the page(s) having endorsements/observations.
Three identical recent colour photographs (size 2 inch x 2 inch ). More details on photo specifications may please be seen under the ‘General Guidelines’.
Original marriage certificate (if issued from India) attested by the Consular Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, Patiala House, New Delhi, with a photocopy.
Divorce papers, where applicable, along with a photocopy. If the Divorce Certificate is issued from India, the same should be attested by the Consular Section of the Ministry of External Affairs, Patiala House Annexe, New Delhi.
For change in name – Two original advertisements regarding change in name in two daily newspapers one in Canada and the other in India – circulated in area of your permanent address in India and present address in Canada.
Sworn Notarized Affidavit by the applicant mentioning about change in name.
Husband's passport with a photocopy.
Original landing record / immigration paper with a photocopy.
The Consulate shall inform the applicant in case any additional document is required.