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Have you already changed your name by Deed Poll?
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The official Home Office guidance is as follows:
"Foreign nationals without passports
Foreign nationals wanting to change their names on Home Office issued immigration documents must apply for either a Transfer of Conditions (if they have temporary leave) or a No-Time Limit (if they have indefinite leave).
Where a foreign national applies to change their name and claims not to hold a foreign issued passport or EEA Identity Card, the Home Office will only change the name on their BRP where the applicant is a recognised refugee or stateless person or has been granted Humanitarian Protection where it is has been accepted that they cannot approach their national authorities.
All other foreign nationals must produce a passport or their EEA Identity Card in the new name when applying to change their name. Successful applicants will receive evidence of their new name in the form of a BRP.
Where a person holds Home Office issued documents in the old name, such as Home Office Travel Documents, BRPs and older forms of immigration evidence they must surrender them when applying for a change of name. When a BRP is issued in a new name any Home Office Travel Documents containing the old name will be cancelled and the person will need to make a separate application for a replacement Travel Document in their new name if they want to travel overseas."
You should contact the Zimbabwe Embassy in London and check with them, usually, you would need to apply for a new passport with your new name and present the supporting deed poll to them.
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