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Hi my name is P****** I****** and i'm a greed card holder. After marriage i changed my last name. I updated my new last name on my green card and Social Security already. But i didn't update my last name on my passport ( I'm holding Bangladeshi passport ). I want to apply for my citizenship this year. So my question is do i have change my last name on my passport before i apply for my Citizenship?

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Luckily, no, you do not have to change your last name on your Bangladeshi passport in order to proceed with a Naturalization application.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Another confusion i have about this Name on passport is,, i also filed a petition for my Husband, the petition is not yet approved. As i have changed my name after marriage, is it important that i change my name on passport too as it may be needed as a supporting document later proceedings?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Another question i have is, My Husband is in Germany for last 4+ years as a student, does he need to submit a police certificate from Bangladesh or only from Germany or certificate is needed from both country?

No. I don't believe that will be necessary, but you can certainly change your passport if you like.

As far as the police certificate, he needs to submit one from each location where he has lived for at least 6 months or more.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Are you sure about that if i dont change my passport name, it wont make any problems or delay on my naturalization and F2A visa process? please be certain as i will decide weather i should make a new passport or not.

There is never a 100% guarantee, but I am very sure it will not have a problem with Naturalization. But what reasons do you have not changing your passport anyway?

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