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You can keep your maiden name at work while taking your spouse's name on all identification and records. That's because your married name is considered an 'assumed name'. This means you can go back to your former name at any time.
You can change your name any any time after marriage, though most brides make the change within a month or two. Invsting in an Easy Name Change kit can save about half a day of your time.
While it's common for married name change to take place within a few months of a wedding, there is no legal time frame required. You can choose to change names months or even years after you get married.
It's quite simple to change names after marriage. All you need is your marriage certificate and an Easy Name Change personalised kit.
Marriage certificates should be ordered locally. This document is essential for changing names. You can order your first marriage certificate, multiple copies or reorder at any time.
Married overseas? The name change process is much the same, however you may need special documents.
As a bride you have 4 choices for your new married name. The only official document needed is your wedding certificate.
You're stuck with a name you don’t want? Know what your options are to reclaim your former glory!
You can change names now or wait until your passport is close to expiry. You can reclaim the name in your passport without being divorced.
You don't need to be divorced to revert to your maiden name. You can be known by your maiden name at any time. We explain how.
Children can have their name change by deed poll. Usually both parents need to consent unless there are exceptional circumstances.
There are several organisations who specialise in Deed Polls, and most provide an online service. Here’s what to look for when shopping around for your deed.
Deed polls can be done by either a solicitor or a dedicated deed poll organisation. We explain the pros and cons of using a solicitor to notarise your deed.
There are two parts to name change; getting your deed poll, then notifying all the organisations. We explain the time and cost for both aspects.
You'll need a deed poll for all name changes other than taking or removing your spouse's surname. Once approved, you must immediately notify all organisations of your new name. We help you do this quickly.
Keep your name up to date with your local electoral registration office via the annual canvass, or else contact your local office directly.
Prioritise your driving licence immediately after changing your name. Updated photo ID is required by some organisations as evidence of your new name.
Notify HMRC of your new name as soon as possible. It's easily done online. You'll need 5 minutes and your National Insurance number.
There's 2 parts to changing your name. First get your name change paperwork. Next, it's up to you to notify all the necessary organisations.
Return a form, send a letter or email, visit a branch in person, go online and more. Companies have a range of name change processes. We explain what each company requires.
It's important the name in your passport is up to date. Full renewal fees are payable regardless of your situation. If changing names from marriage you have 2 options.
UK residents are able to change their name in the UK and Easy Name Change kits are suitable for notifying UK organisations. Always check with your consulate before changing names.
Regardless of your reason for changing names, you must notify HMRC of the change. Your national insurance number won't change, but your details will be updated.
Our 2 minute video steps you through the kit building process and shows what you can expect to receive.
We list the documents each UK organisation needs to sight in support of your name change, regardless of your reason for changing names.
Companies often ask for a certified copy where they don't want the responsibility of handling or returning your original. A certified copy has been checked against the original by a certain professional.
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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. In fact, we're the only service that helps you personalize all your forms (government or otherwise), plus provide ready to send forms, letters and information for hundreds more 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.
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