Legal Name Change
Answers to the most common legal name change questions
If you're taking or removing your spouse's name from marriage, you don't need a legal name change.
Want a new name?
Any citizen or permanent resident can apply for a legal name change with Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM). You may want to change the spelling or order of your names, change one or all names. The same process and price applies regardless of your change. Read our section on how to change names for more information.
How do I get my accounts and ID updated?
Get your legal name change certificate then update all your records. Just attach your certificate to our notifications and forms then send. We provide name change procedures and paperwork for hundreds of organizations so you don't need to do any research.
Need more information?
Need to know how much it costs? Where to lodge your application? Our site is packed full of legal name change information. Take a minute to read through the articles to the right.
Ready to get started?
Get started with your name change paperwork now. Don't have a legal name change certificate? We can provide the application form as part of our kit. It only takes 10 minutes to get all the forms, letters and information you need to start changing names now.
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- Printed & posted Receive all your name change documents by mail. Delivery particulary within 5-8 days
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- Sent by email
- Easy Name Change Guide Our name change guide steps you though the process and explains the law. You won't be left guessing about anything!
- Government forms All Australian state, territory and national forms. Over 50 listings.
- Company forms If any selected companies have a special form we provide it.
- Ready to send letters Letters are created in your name and contain your name change info. All you need to do is sign, add any listed documents, and post!
- Ready to send faxes Faxes are created in your name and contain your name change info. All you need to do is sign, add any listed documents, and fax!
- Over 500 companies We've researched the name change procedure for over 500 Australian organisations. Find out exactly what you need to do with each company, and receive any corresponding name change paprerwork.
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- Money back guarantee Not happy for any reason? Expect a full refund within 60 days.
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