Do I sign my full name on my passport?

There you have it – your passport always needs to be signed with your normal signature. Even though the booklet you got in the mail with your passport says ‘sign with a full name’, it only means that your signature should contain your first name and your surname (last name).

What is signature in passport?

(a) Signature of bearer. A passport book is valid only when signed by the bearer in the space designated for signature, or, if the bearer is unable to sign, signed by a person with legal authority to sign on his or her behalf. A passport card is valid without the signature of the bearer.

What is proper way to sign your passport?

On the page opposite your passport photo there should be an area designated for the signature. To validate your passport, simply sign the line that says, “Signature of bearer.”

Does your passport signature matter?

Before using a passport, the last, and most important, step a person needs to take is to sign it. A passport signature is essential as without it the document is not valid.

Do I need to sign my full name?

No, you do not have to use your legal name as your signature. That is your choice. At the same time, your bank and your employer do not have to accept your “custom” signature if they do not want to. That is their choice.

What does it mean to sign full name?

Full signature means the legal signature of the individual (e.g., signature normally used on checks and other documents). If the individual is not literate in written English, the individual may sign with an “X” which must be initialed by the contractor’s authorized representative.

Can your signature be your initials?

Can you use initials as a signature? Yes, your signature can be your initials. Just make sure that your signature matches what is on your drivers license and any other legal documents to avoid any problems with a bank, etc. You may want to update these if you do change your signature.

What happens if I sign my passport wrong?

Answer: Striking a line through the incorrect signature in your passport and signing above is the correct procedure in this case. There should be no problem when you travel. You can apply to replace your passport if you desire but you will have to pay the appropriate fees.

What happens if I mess up my signature on my passport?

Can I change my signature on passport?

For changing signature in the passport, application for new passport has to be made and the applicant must append his / her old signature along with new signature on the second page of the passport application form along with the following documents.