Travelling with my maiden name passport

posted 11 months ago in Names
Post # 2
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Bumble bee

mis3161 :  As long as all of your flight information is booked to match your passport, you will be fine.

Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

mis3161 :  it will be fine as long as your tickets are booked in the name on  the passport you are travelling with. Bring a copy of your marriage certificate just in case if you are that worried. 

Post # 4
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Busy Beekeeper

So your passport says maiden name and ticket has maiden name? I think you should be ok. I’d be more worried about having a new name on passport and old name on ticket or something. And you know those US customs people are usually SO friendly lol.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I travelled in my maiden name after marriage, however I didn’t have time to change anything. But I was just told if you have your passport and then a second piece of ID in the same name you should be fine. Also in Canada. Also in my province you don’t need to do a legal name change/new birth certificate. 

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I’ve been traveling with my passport, which has my maiden name on it, for about two years now. It’s due to be renewed soon, so I’m just waiting for that to update it. In the meantime, I’ve never had any issues and I’ve taken at least 5 international trips. 

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

As long as your flight is booked in the same name as your passport, you will be good to go.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I did this several times. Yes just make sure your flights are booked under the name on your passport.

My situation has an added layer because I have to show both my passport and green card. Green card has my married name and passport has my maiden name because my birth country doesn’t do name changes for marriage. It does raise some eyebrows. I show my marriage certificate and I never get to use the fast lane like Global Entry, but I’ve never been held up. 

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

I’m travelling with my maiden name. I want the most out of my passport. Like PP said, make sure tickets match passport 

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