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Changing your name in a civil partnership

Information about changing your name when you enter into a civil partnership. More Info

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Can I change my child's name?

Information about how to change a child's name, who can do it, what is needed and the process involved. More Info

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Why change your name by deed poll?

There are many reasons to change your name by deed poll. This article covers common ones. More Info

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Changing your name: what is a deed poll?

This article explains the history of deeds poll, what a deed poll is, and why they are used to change your name. More Info

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What you can and can't call yourself

There are practical considerations when choosing a new name. This article discusses what names will and won't be accepted by organisations. More Info

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Obtaining a copy or replacement of your deed of change of name

How to obtain a copy of a lost, damaged or misplaced deed of change of name. More Info

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How long does it take to change your name by deed poll?

Although it is quick to change your name by deed poll, changing all records takes much longer. This article discusses how long you may have to wait until your new name is recognised. More Info

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Changing your name when you marry

Everything you need to know about changing your name when you marry. More Info

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Changing your surname on separation, divorce and death of your spouse

A guide to changing your name when your partner dies, or you divorce or separate. More Info

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Changing your name if you are transsexual

Advice for transsexuals on changing name: both before and after gender change. More Info

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Can I change my name by deed poll?

This is a short guide to the qualifying criteria for change of name and guidance on the practical problems. More Info

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Applying for a passport in your new name

This is a short guide as to how to apply for a new passport after you have changed your name by deed poll. More Info

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Changing your name in the UK by using a deed poll

A brief summary of how to change your name by deed poll. More Info

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Changing your name on your British passport

Information about how to change your name on your British passport, and what supporting evidence you need. More Info

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