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Yes I got married over the summer I was wondering how to go about changing the name on my visa

Lawyer's Assistant: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?

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Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
 replied 10 months ago

In order to get your name changed on your visa, you'll need to contact the US Embassy for the country from which your visa was issued.

An official list of embassy locations is available from the State Department at this link:

https://www.usembassy.gov/

Make an appointment to appear in person at the embassy that serves the area in which you live.

Requirements vary by country, so you will need to ask the embassy for details. The documentation you'll be required to bring in include your current valid visa, and marriage certificate or proof of name change.

I hope that helps!

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 replied 10 months ago

Hi! Just checking in to see if you have any more questions? I hope I was able to address all of your concerns. Please let me know, I'm here to help. Thanks!

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