Who do I need to notify when I change my name?

Who do I need to notify when I change my name?

Who You Need to Notify of a Name Change

  1. The passport office (see more details below)
  2. The DVLA (driving licence, vehicle registration)
  3. HM Revenue and Customs.
  4. Child Benefit.
  5. Local Authority (Council tax and electoral register)
  6. Land Registry.
  7. Student Loans.
  8. Your employer.

Who do you have to inform when you change your name UK?

After changing your name by Deed Poll, you need to notify the government departments, companies and organisations that hold your personal records (these are known as record holders).

Who can witness my name change?

Your witness must be independent of you. As such, your witness can be a friend, neighbour or colleague, but they may not be a relative, your partner, or someone you live with.

How do you convince a judge to change your name?

Argument. The key to making an argument to change a child’s name is to present the legal reasons for the change and show a judge that it is in the best interests of the child. The easiest way to convince a judge is to point to the factors put forth in state laws that support the request.

What do I need to change when I change my name?

How to Change Your Name in 10 Steps

  1. Get Your Marriage License and Certified Copies.
  2. Update Your Social Security Card.
  3. Get a New Driver’s License.
  4. Get a New Passport and Travel Documents.
  5. Change the Name on Your Bank Accounts.
  6. Change the Name on Your Credit Cards.
  7. Provide Your New Name and Banking Information to Your Employer.

What do you need to do to legally change your name?

The process of legally changing your name generally includes petitioning to change your name and using your new name. Petition to change your name by filling out a name change form, an order to show cause for legally changing your name, and a decree to legally change your name.

Who to advise after changing your name in ni?

Listed below are many of the record holders you need to advise of your name change. Your Deed Poll Pack will contain a more comprehensive list together with notes about how to notify each record holder. Employer. Inland Revenue for tax and NI records. School/college/university.

How old do you have to be to change your name in the UK?

You can change your name yourself if you’re 16 or over. ‘Enrolling’ a deed poll means that you’re putting your new name on public record. You must apply to the Royal Courts of Justice to get an ‘enrolled’ deed poll using the deed poll process.

How can I Change my Name in Scotland?

There are different rules for changing your name in Scotland. A deed poll is a legal document that proves a change of name. You can change any part of your name, add or remove names and hyphens, or change spelling. There are 2 ways to get a deed poll.

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