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About Deed Polls
What is a Deed Poll?
Why is it called a Deed Poll?
What is the purpose of a Deed Poll?
Who can apply for a Deed Poll?
How long does the process take?
Can I change my child's name?
Are there any restrictions on names?
Is a Deed Poll registered anywhere?
Can a birth certificate be changed?
Why do people change their name?
Answers to other FAQs
Applying for a Deed Poll
How to apply
Services available and fees
Services for previous clients
Apply for a copy of your archived Deed Poll
Apply for a replacement Deed Poll
General name change information
A woman's rights upon marriage
A man's rights upon marriage
A couple's rights upon a civil partnership
A woman's rights upon separation
A woman's rights upon divorce
A woman's rights upon being widowed
A child's rights upon adoption
Adding a middle name
Advice for transsexuals
An alternative to marriage
A unique gift
Changing your name on your passport
Obtaining a copy of your lost Deed Poll
Who to advise after changing your name
UK Deed Poll Service
What our clients say about us
In the media
Terms and conditions and your rights
If you wish to officially change your or your child's legal
name, you can join the many thousands of people who have used the Deed Poll
process over the past 150 years. In fact, during the past ten years, we have changed over
350,000 people's names.
As you would expect, we are the UK's main and most trusted issuer of Deed
Poll documentation. Don't just take our word for it. To read our many testimonials
and to see articles about us in the national press and television
Click on the video player (right) to watch
our quick guide to changing your name by Deed Poll. The video
explains that you can legally and officially change any part or all
of your name. You can change your forenames, surname (or both),
add names, remove names, change the spelling of your names or rearrange
your existing names.
The process is very simple and there are four ways you
can apply: by post, by phone, online or you can apply
in person at our subsidiary's offices in Freebournes Court, Witham, Essex.
However you apply, your Deed Poll documentation will be delivered to your
door using your chosen delivery service.
|As the main issuer of Deed Poll documentation, our Deed Polls
are accepted by all UK government departments, companies and organisations
enabling you to get all your official documents and records changed to
your new name including your British passport, driving licence, bank
account, credit card, medical, tax and National Insurance records etc.*
Please click on the links on the left side of this
page to read our informative articles about changing your name. If after
reading our articles you have any unanswered questions, please
* A Deed Poll will not get your birth, marriage or
decree absolute certificate changed. It is also not possible to get
permanent records changed such as past examination certificates. There are
some circumstances that enable you to get a birth certificate amended or
reissued thereby avoiding the need for a Deed Poll. Please read
Can a birth certificate be changed?
for further information.
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compilation of the information provided on this website, UK Deed
Poll Service will not be held liable or responsible for any loss,
damage or other inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy
or error within the pages of this website.
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