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Old Jun 17th 2010, 2:53 am   #1
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I am about to renew my british passport and would like to have it issued in my newly married name. We got married in Fiji and I have a marriage certificate from there but obviously dont have an Australian marriage certificate.

Does anyone know if I need to also provide a certificate of name change in order to have my british passport issued in my married name?

TIA
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hoping someone may be able to help...

I am about to renew my british passport and would like to have it issued in my newly married name. We got married in Fiji and I have a marriage certificate from there but obviously dont have an Australian marriage certificate.

Does anyone know if I need to also provide a certificate of name change in order to have my british passport issued in my married name?

TIA
No you use your marriage certificate.
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hoping someone may be able to help...

I am about to renew my british passport and would like to have it issued in my newly married name. We got married in Fiji and I have a marriage certificate from there but obviously dont have an Australian marriage certificate.

Does anyone know if I need to also provide a certificate of name change in order to have my british passport issued in my married name?

TIA
We got married in Mexico and just used the Mexican marriage certificate
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