How to add or endorse Spouse/ Husband / Wife name of the passport in India ? Recently I have updated my wife name in my passport. If you are in the region of Passport Seva Kendra’s the process is even more simpler. You can do everything online , take the appointment online ( How to book Appointment for Passport Seva Kendra ) and just visit the passport office during your selected slot.If you are not in the regions of PSK , you can do it offline , by sending the filled application, required documents via courier.According to passport.gov.in , you need to file up Form No.II(EAP-II) form and submit it along with marriage certificate, photocopy of spouse’s passport (if she has one) and proof of stay (if the present address is different from the one in the passport).
The procedure for adding your spouse name is same as applying for re-issue of passport. So you just have to follow the process of Re-issue of passport and your spouse can be added in your passport. Please refer this link for more information (Apply-Register Indian Passport Online ).
Couple of things you have to be aware of :-
- You should have valid marriage certificate as evidence of your marriage. Know more about How to Get Marriage Certificate In India.
- You should have valid address proof document
- Your existing passport will be cancelled and you will be getting a new fresh passport. Don’t worry your old passport details will be added to your new passport for reference purpose. Make sure you carry both OLD and NEW passport where ever you go during your international Trips.
- Make sure you carry all original Documents to Passport office