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insiya1008

Evidence of Change of Name for Citizenship Application

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Hi All,

I have just completed the 4th year of residency in Australia and am now eligible to start the citizenship process.

I am currently in the biggest dilemma - how to go about changing my name after marriage.

I have been married 4 years but used my maiden name so far. Now that I am applying for a citizenship I want to take my husband's surname but just not sure what documents will be needed to prove the change of name.

I have an Indian Passport, is it required to change my name in my Indian Passport since I will be giving it away in any case.

What evidence will I have to provide if I wish to use my husbands surname on my citizenship application?

Any help is appreciated. 

Thank you!

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What about your Marriage Certificate. Usually that's the doc they need for your name change.

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Citizenship App: 07-Feb-2020
Test Invitation: TBA
Test Date: TBA
Approval: TBA
Ceremony: TBA
Council: Brisbane, QLD

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