How do I change my name Records UK?

How do I change my name Records UK?

To do this, search by name in The Gazette where all enrolled changes of name by deed poll have been announced since 1914. If you find an entry in The Gazette go to Step 2; if you do not find an entry we will not have a record of the change and you may need to speak to a solicitor if you require legal proof of identity.

Can you use a different name without legally changing it UK?

In the U.K. you can change your name (or your child's name) at any time. ... In law, you can simply adopt a new name and start using it. But you'll need a deed poll (or some other kind of formal document) to update your passport, driving licence, bank accounts, and other official records to be in your new name.

Can I go by a different name?

As long as you never use it in situations where you need to be legally using your legal name - bank accounts, employment records, taxes, etc. then it's totally legal and no different than Elizabeth going by Lizzie. ... They will often change their names every few years because they like a change.

How much does it cost to change a baby name?

Filing Your Petition The Courts charge a standard Filing Fee which is subject to change at any time by the State of California. As of 2013, the Child Name Change Costs in California to file is $435 in most California Counties. A few Superior Courts charge $35 to $45 more than that to file the Petition.