Passport Form DS-5504 Correct Or Change Name

Below are the details for the passport document DS-5504. You are required to download and fill it out when you need to correct the information on your passport or need to change the name on your passport.

Do I need to use this form?

Below is a checklist to see if form ds 5504 is needed. If none of these apply to you then you will need to use form ds 11 or form ds 82, depending on your situation.

  • I have changed my name less than one year since my most recent US passport book and/or US passport card was issued and my US passport book and/or US passport card is less than one year old
  • My identifying information in my most recent US passport book and/or US passport card was printed incorrectly
  • My most recent US passport book was limited to two years or less for a reason other than multiple losses or a seriously damaged/mutilated passport

What to send with passport form ds 5504

Below is a list of items you will need to submit along with form ds 5504. For more information about this, please download the form at the end of this page.

  • Your most recent US passport book and/or passport card
  • A recent color photograph
  • Evidence to submit with this form (all documentary evidence that is not damaged, altered, or forged will be returned to you)

How to apply using form ds 5504

Below list what you need to submit and where you need to submit it to:

  • Complete, sign, and date this form
  • Send this form with your most recent US passport book and/or passport card, any required additional evidence, and a recent color photograph
Mail it to:

For routine service:
National Passport Processing Center
Post Office Box 90107
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0107

For expedited service (Requires a Fee):
National Passport Processing Center
Post Office Box 90907
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0907

Please note, because of the sensitivity of the enclosed documents, Passport Services recommends using trackable mailing service when submitting your application.

Fees to update or correct passport

There is no fee associated with the use of this form unless expedited service is requested. Your re-issued passport book and/or passport card and any documentary evidence submitted to Passport Services will be returned to you by priority or first class mail, unless overnight delivery is requested.

You may receive your newly issued document and your returned citizenship evidence in separate mailings. If you are applying for both a US passport book and card, you may receive three separate mailings: one with your returned citizenship evidence; one with your newly issued US passport book, and one with your newly printed US passport card.

Download instructions

Below are instructions for downloading and printing this document:

  • You will need Adobe Acrobat to view the PDF forms and applications on this page. To download Acrobat Reader, click here
  • When printing the application, make sure the image of the application covers the entire page. You must also print single sided. They will not accept double-sided forms
  • They do not have the ability to accept payments online, so you will not be asked to provide any credit card information
  • Click here to download Form DS-82

If you have questions or issues about this document, please contact a passport office location for further assistance.