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Don't miss any paperwork with a selection of over 500 companies. Includes all government and company forms and procedures.
Included in each kit
  • Over 500 listings (financial, insurance, rewards & more)
  • Ready to send forms, letters and faxes
  • Company specific personalised name change forms
  • Unlimited companies
  • Detailed name change processes
  • Easy Name Change guide
  • Emailed & Downloaded
  • Money back guarantee
+ Optional printed or certified services
How it works

Step 1. Choose

Select all government departments and companies. Over 500 listings!

Step 2. Personalise

Personalise forms and letters.

Step 3. Sign & Send

Sign and send your name change documents.

Marriage Name Change

  • Can I Keep My Maiden Name at Work?

    Want to keep your maiden name at work, but change names everywhere else? It's perfectly legal to be known by different names in different places.

  • How to change names after marriage

    There's no registration of your new name after marriage. Just start using it. You need to contact all your companies and request your account to be changed.

  • Husbands changing names

    Thanks to same sex marriage being legalised in 2018, this process is now much easier! If you're a groom taking your spouse's name you may encounter a few hiccups, but the same options are available to either spouse.

  • Marriage vs Commemorative Certificates

    At your wedding you will be presented with a marriage certificate which is unable to be used as evidence of your new name when applying for a passport or driver's license.

  • Married Overseas

    Marriage certificates issued by foreign government departments are not accepted as evidence of your new name by most Australian organisations. You'll need a legal name change with Births, Deaths and Marriages from the state where you were born.

  • Ordering Your Marriage Certificate

    Your celebrant may arrange your wedding certificate to be delivered soon after your ceremony. If not, order from Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) in the state where your wedding took place.

  • Passport name change after marriage

    Just married and want to change names in your passport? You can do this for free if you have at least 2 years remaining on your current passport. 

  • What Are My Married Name Options?

    When it comes to changing names after a wedding, each spouse has 4 options available to them. Any of these changes can be taken with only your marriage certificate as evidence of your new name.

  • What Documents do I need?

    Regardless if you are changing your name as a bride or groom, your Marriage Certificate is the only legal document you need to present as evidence of your name.


Divorce Name Change

  • Reverting to Former Name

    You may be changing names from divorce, separation or perhaps you just want your old name back! Regardless of the reason, the process is much the same. You probably already have the documents needed to reclaim your former name!

  • What are my Divorce Name Change Options?

    So you’ve just come through a divorce and the only thing left is a name you don’t want? We’re here to help you understand the legalities and process to ditch that name and reclaim your former glory!


Legal Name Change

  • Changing a Child's Name

    Name change for children is quite common and can occur for a number of reasons: children may take a new surname as parents divorce or marry, spelling mistakes on birth certificates may be corrected or adopted children may take a new family name.

  • How Do I Legally Change Names?

    Legal name change can only be done by Births, Deaths and Marriages. We can help you understand the process and get your accounts updated afterwards.

  • Legal Name Change for New Zelanders

    If you’re a NZ citizen living in Australia you can change names in either country. You’ll need to consider which country you have more accounts in, what passports you hold and where you intend to live in the future.

  • Name Change for Non-Citizens

    Australian permanent residents can legally change their name in Australia; however, there are special considerations. The form can be lengthy and the whole process can take from 4 to 16 weeks, depending how organised you are.


Name Change Information

  • 100 points of ID

    When changing your name with banks, credit providers and financial institutions it is a good idea to include a verified copy of your 100 points of ID with along with a verified copy of your marriage certificate.

  • ATO Name Change

    Change names with the ATO online, over the phone or by mail. It's no big deal if you don't notify them straight away - your new name may be registered by the ATO on your next tax return. 

  • Changing Names on the Electoral Roll (AEC)

    You can change your name on the electoral roll via the form below unless you believe that having your name on a publicly available electoral roll may engender the safety of you or your family, in which case you will need to contact the Australian Electoral Commission

  • Driver's Licence Name Change

    Driver’s licences & vehicle registrations are issued by each state.  Change your driver’s license first as it will make other changes easier down the track.

  • Gay & Lesbian Name Change

    Hooray! This page is no longer necessary due to same sex marriage passing in 2018

  • How Do I Notify Companies of My New Name?

    Now you have decided what your new married name will be, you'll have around 25 or so companies to contact. It can be a long tedious process taking weeks! We can provide ready to send paperwork in just minutes.

  • How long does it take?

    There are a few steps involved in changing your name and it can take a little longer if you are changing your name legally. It can take around 2 weeks to lodge your application for a legal name change certificate, up to 8 weeks in processing, then you need to notify each organisation.

  • How much does it cost to change names?

    The total cost of changing your name depends on your reason and how far through the process you may already be. If you already have your BDM certificate you can use our kits to have your name changed everywhere witin a week or two.

  • How Soon Should I Change Names?

    Whilst it is common for married name change to take place within a few months of a wedding, there is no legal time frame required.

  • How To Use Easy Name Change Video

    Check out this video to see just how easy it is to change your name by using Easy Name Change.

  • Medicare Name Change

    Send your name change request to Medicare by email or post and include proof of your new name. You can instead change names over the phone. There's no special form to complete. You are no longer able to attend a Medicare office to change names. 

  • Name Change when Living Between 2 Countries

    If you live between 2 countries or have 2 passports you may be wondering where to change names. We explain the technicalities of where to change names and provide some important considerations.

  • Passport Name Change

    It’s free to update your passport provided you can show a BDM marriage or relationship certificate. If married abroad you will need a BDM legal name change certificate plus your foreign marriage certificate with an approved translation if applicable.

  • What are Certified Copies of certificates?

    These are documents that have been checked against the original by a trusted professional. Many professionals will certify your documents free of charge and it is a simple process.

  • Which name change kit should I choose?

    All kits are custom made for each client. The right kit depends on how many companies you need to notify, if you have a printer and how much time you want to save.

  • Why use us?

    Our 60 day money back guarantee and free kit preview means there's no nasty surprises.



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Easy Name Change is quite possibly the world's best name change service. We operate in the USA, Canada, Australia, the UK and New Zealand and have been around since 2008.

We don't just provide government forms. Our service also creates ready to send letters, faxes, provides company specific forms and detailed name change procedures for all your companies.

Each listed company has been contacted to have their name change procedure verified. No blank templates, no guess work and no rejected name change applications.

We have teams of research assistants constantly checking forms and procedures to ensure you receive the right information or paperwork every time. If you're not happy for any reason we'll provide a full refund.