Passport Name – Will My Passport Include My Full Middle Name?

Passport Frequently Asked Questions and AnswersQuestion I already applied for my passport last week and I need to buy my ticket for flight now. When it comes to the passport name, will the passport contain my entire name or just an initial for my middle name?

Answer Your passport will contain your entire name. Your middle name will be spelled out entirely.

The United States Transportation Security Administration made it mandatory for passengers to provide their full name. Their names will have to appear exactly the same as a government issued identification that you will be carrying with you on your trip. If your flight ticket is for an international flight, you must include your sex and date of birth.

The United States Transportation Security Administration will pay close attention to the way you spell your name on your identifications.

Regular passport processing takes about four to six weeks. Expedited passport processing takes about two to three weeks. These are rough estimates and passports can arrive a little before or after the estimated time frame. By applying last week, you should have about four to five weeks. That is how long it takes to process a passport.

You will be able to check the status of your passport after seven to ten days after you submit your application. The following link will provide you with more information on how to track the status of your passport application.