Can I change my name at 14?

Can I change my name at 14?

If you're under 18 and you want to change your name formally, you'll generally need the permission of both of your parents/guardians. Your parents/guardians will have to apply to the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages. To change your name in NSW, you need to have been born there or lived there for over 3 years.

Can you change your name for no reason?

Why you might want to change your name. You don't need to have any kind of valid reason to change your name, so long as it is not for any fraudulent purpose, such as avoiding paying a debt or fulfilling an obligation — you are free to change your name at any time.

How long does it take to change your name UK?

Although the whole process can be accomplished in three weeks, most people take between four and eight weeks. To see a list of the record holders you may need to notify of your name change, please click on this link.

Can my ex husband make me change my last name?

After a divorce, you cannot legally force your ex-wife to change back to her maiden name. She has the right to keep your last name. ... Additionally, discussing what name she will continue to use after your marriage is over during the divorce proceedings can be mutually beneficial.

When you divorce what happens to your name?

Traditionally, when couples get married, one person (usually the wife) will change their surname to the same as the other (usually the husband's). It is then usually the case that any children born following the marriage will also have the same surname.

Can I shorten my name on passport?

If an applicant has too many forenames to fit into the passport or their surname is too long, they must be asked to shorten their names in the way they want them to be shown on the passport and then write their full name in the other information section of the application.