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    On my passport and on every other form of ID, my name format is as follows: FirstName MiddleName LastName. Even on my A-Level certificate, this same format is followed. On my GCE certificate, however, the format is: FirstName LastName. My middle name is omitted. Since I completed my GCE's almost 3 years ago, I don't think I can change my name on them.
    My question was: Will this minor difference in the names on my certificates affect my visa process in anyway? I'll be an international student (obviously) so they might be more scrupulous in my case. Anyone ever had any similar experiences? A response would be greatly appreciated.
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    On my passport and on every other form of ID, my name format is as follows: FirstName MiddleName LastName. Even on my A-Level certificate, this same format is followed. On my GCE certificate, however, the format is: FirstName LastName. My middle name is omitted. Since I completed my GCE's almost 3 years ago, I don't think I can change my name on them.
    My question was: Will this minor difference in the names on my certificates affect my visa process in anyway? I'll be an international student (obviously) so they might be more scrupulous in my case. Anyone ever had any similar experiences? A response would be greatly appreciated.
    You need to ask someone with a lot of experience with UK visas. Your university international team should be able to help.
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    (Original post by srp_976)
    On my passport and on every other form of ID, my name format is as follows: FirstName MiddleName LastName. Even on my A-Level certificate, this same format is followed. On my GCE certificate, however, the format is: FirstName LastName. My middle name is omitted. Since I completed my GCE's almost 3 years ago, I don't think I can change my name on them.
    My question was: Will this minor difference in the names on my certificates affect my visa process in anyway? I'll be an international student (obviously) so they might be more scrupulous in my case. Anyone ever had any similar experiences? A response would be greatly appreciated.
    Contact your embassy visa section and take advice.
    In the section where it says any other information then write the explanation there or attach one to your form.

    That will probably be enough.

    They can advise whether that is the case or they require you to swear an oath or get a reissue from the exam board. At least you will know what to do.
 
 
 

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