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To change your date of birth, bring your: You’ll need to tell us in writing why you can’t attend a Medicare Service Centre.
Post your request and certified copies of your documents to us.
If you have changed your name, you should apply for a new passport using the adult general application form.
In January 2011, the State Department made further improvements to its new policy.
Under the current policy, you can obtain a full ten-year passport with an updated gender marker if you have had clinical treatment determined by your doctor to be appropriate in your case to facilitate gender transition.
No specific details are required about what type of treatment is appropriate for you.
See the application instructions below for more details.
You will need a letter from a licensed physician with whom you have a doctor-patient relationship and who is familiar with your transition-related treatment.
Under the current policy, a physician certification is required if the documents you submit with your application, which may include a prior passport, driver’s license, birth certificate, or other documents, do not all reflect the correct gender.