Form Updates

Newlywed Name Change & Passports: Answers to the 3 Most Common Questions

As you newlyweds head off for your fabulous honeymoons, heads up: the State Department updated all three passport forms. What does this mean? If you’ve pre-completed the DS-5504, DS-11 or DS-82, you will need to find the latest forms and fill them out again. *If...

Newlywed in New York: New Requirements at the NY DMV

Public safety and security has tightened all around us, for obvious reasons. When changing your name it is especially important for you to properly identify yourself and prove that you really are who you say you are. Some state’s DMVs have already implemented the 6-point ID requirement system and now New York has decided to implement the same system. Read on to learn about how the changes affect you.

5 Reasons to Feel Good about the Raise in Passport Agency Fees

The fees to apply for a new U.S. Passport Book or U.S. Passport Card as well as the fees to renew your current U.S. Passport Book or Passport Card are going up as of Tuesday July 13, 2010. We know what you’re thinking, not another raise in fees! Unfortunately, yes that is exactly what is happening with the U.S. Passport Agency, but with good reason. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees along with some reasons not to sweat the extra bucks!

Virginia Driver’s License Update

Did you know that the State of Virginia recently updated their driver’s license form?  This may seem like an irrelevant fact, but it may very well impact you.  If you purchased a name-change kit or CD and are planning on using the Virginia driver’s license...

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