Changing Names in Perth, WA
Marriage Name Change in Western Australia
No matter where you were born, if you were married in Western Australia you need to get a marriage certificate from WA BDM to start changing names. We provide the application form in all our name change kits.
All government departments and many companies will need to sight either your original marriage certificate or a certified copy. As each company can have different name change procedures, you can save yourself hours of ringing around to learn what to do with an Easy Name Change kit. Just attach your marriage certificate to our name change letters and send. All our letters and forms also explain when to send a certified copy, or if just a photocopy will do.
Divorce Name Change in Western Australia
Anyone can revert to their former name, regardless of their marital status. You may be divorced, separated, or just prefer your maiden name. If you have a divorce decree you can use it to prove the link between your names. Not divorced? Then show a combination of other documents, as explained in our name change kit, to prove the link between your names.
It doesn’t matter if your divorce was finalised in WA, or any other state. The procedure is the same nationwide and any Australian issued divorce decree is accepted.
Legal Name Change in Western Australia
If your name change is not taking or removing your spouse’s name, then you need a legal name change. Any Australian citizen or permanent resident who has lived in WA for the past 12 months can apply, regardless of where they were born, If you were born interstate, you may also apply in your birth state. If you successfully change names in WA and were born here, you will be issued with an amended birth certificate. If born elsewhere you will be issued with a legal name change certificate.
Download the legal name change application as part of any Easy Name Change kit. We explain how to lodge, how to prove your identity, fees and more.
Once you’ve changed names, you must inform all the relevant organizations of your new name, which is where Easy Name Change can help. We provide company specific name change forms, ready to send letters and faxes for all Australian organisations that allow name change in writing. Just add your certificate to our paperwork and send!
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