The Latest Name Change Checklist

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The law allows you to change your name any time. It also allows you to change to any name you would wish as long as it is not considered obscene, racial slur or abusive. If the intention is to commit fraud, escape such responsibilities as paying debts and taxes or even escape punishment as a criminal, the court will decline your request to change the name. Here is a comprehensive name change checklist covering different scenarios.

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The Latest Name Change Checklist The law allows you to change your name any time. It also allows you to change to any name you would wish as long as it is not considered obscene racial slur or abusive. If the intention is to commit fraud escape such responsibilities as paying debts and taxes or even escape punishment as a criminal the court will decline your request to change the name. Here is a comprehensive name change checklist covering different scenarios. 1. Certified Copies of Marriage License This is the starting point for anyone who wishes to change the name after marriage. It is the license that contains your new name. The certified copies are obtained from the agency where your marriage was filed. The copy is presented to the Social Security Administration. You may request that the copy be sent to your via mail you definitely have to pay for this. There are different rules for obtaining both the marriage certificate and license for every state. Check the process in your state and follow it. 2. Changing Your State ID card or Driver’s License The name is changed at the DMV or the local licensing center. This is one of the items on the name change checklist that cannot be completed via phone or email. You will be required to present your marriage certificate. The certificate is used to

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prove and verify that the wedding actually happened. It helps eliminate busy bodies who might be changing names for fun. Standing in the line at the DMV is not fun. You better have a concrete reason for changing the name. As a bonus consider update the name on the vehicle ownership documents. You will still be required to produce the marriage certificate. Each state has different requirements though. 3. Name Change for Social Security Card It takes place at the local Social Security Offices. The documents required are the current ID document marriage certificate and the old Social Security Card. You have the option of mailing the documents to the office. However it is risky to part ways with your originals. Spare some time and present the documents in person. This is one of the busiest offices in the country. People have to wait in line for an hour or two before being served. However the location and population of your two might dictate otherwise. Form SS-5 is available online. You can therefore print it in advance and fill it. This action will give you a head start by the time you get to the office. The three documents above are considered as basic and most crucial when changing your name. From there it is time to get personal and focus on other documents that you will use for own comfort and well being. 4. Postal Services Updating your details for the post office requires you to fill the Change of Address Form. This process is easy and convenient since you can stop by the post offices and spend a few minutes changing or complete the application online. You have a chance to choose the name in which your mails will appear. Despite the change expect letters in your previous name over the transition period. 5. Subscriptions and Memberships These are personal documents which you change at own pleasure. Magazines newspapers and anything that gets to you on regular basis through the mail will need to be notified of the name change. If you are a member of the local cooperative sports club parish etc check the requirements for name change and have it effected. Failure to change as soon as possible will present a challenge when it is time to transact with them.

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6. Health and Medical Insurance Medical and insurance service providers should be notified. There is a deadline for submitting the application depending on your organization and the service provider. In most cases a copy of the marriage certificate will be required. This is common where you want to incorporate your spouse into your health insurance cover. It also allows the health service provider to allow your spouse access to your health records. 7. Others Once you have changed your name notify all institutions where you use official names to transact. This includes banks schools credit and debit card providers investment groups and any service provider where you pay bills. Loans and taxes departments must also be notified. The process is likely to take up most of your time and resources moving or calling one office after another. There are agencies with the latest name change checklist who simplify the work for you at a reasonable fee. Once you have completed the mandatory change through the marriage certificate they will take over and complete the process for you. Reference url : https://hitchswitcusa.tumblr.com/post/158776531537/the- latest-name-change-checklist

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