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#11 johnnmakenzie11

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    Posted 08 March 2011 - 04:21 PM

    good to know. Thanks for the tip!!

    #12 traceysteve

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      Posted 29 March 2011 - 05:18 PM

      thanks for the tip.

      Originally Posted by Lua 

      note to Canadian brides: I just checked passport Canada and it is NOT free for us. (boo!) You have to go through the entire application process right from the start to get your new passport in your new name.  I remember confirming this with them before because I literally had to pay to renew my passport just for our wedding trip only to have to pay AGAIN and get a new one once we get our marriage certificate.


      #13 JayKay

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      Posted 29 March 2011 - 07:11 PM

      Thanks for the info.  My passport will expire about a year after we get back so I will jsut wait to change my name on it till then, but its still a pain in the butt.

      #14 DramaticAnnie

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        Posted 22 April 2011 - 12:16 PM

        I'm still debating on the name change myself.. if anything, it will be a hyphenated addition of his last name.. but still :/

        My passport should still be good til after the wedding, so then I'll have to figure all this name changey stuff out.. and I'm a Canadian bride so will have to go through the whole process...

        ~Married aboard the cruise ship the 'Carnival Dream'~
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        #15 royalbride610

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          Posted 22 April 2011 - 12:55 PM

          Awesome! Thanks for the info!

          #16 baileybutton

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            Posted 24 April 2011 - 02:49 AM

            Canadian here too! Mine expires about a year before the wedding....nothing like paying 2 fees in two years...

            03.13.13 ~ The day I marry my best friend!

            #17 futuremrstgun

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              Posted 13 May 2011 - 06:43 AM

              my passport expires BEFORE the wedding..so we're going to marry before the actual ceremony and i'll change EVERYTHING (driver's license, passport, car registration, etc.) all at one time...so much paperwork...but i'm sooooooo looking forward to a brand new name!  :-)  R~

              #18 ShellyB88

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                Posted 13 May 2011 - 07:20 AM

                good information to know!  thanks!

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