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What is a Name Change Notification Letter?

A Name Change Notification Letter provides notice to personal and business contacts that you've changed your name. If you've gotten married, divorced, or just decided you wanted to go by another name a Name Change Notification Letter can help you inform everyone you need to. 
When you change your name a Name Change Notification Letter lets others know. You can probably let your close friends know through social media or by directly calling them, but there are many other important parties that you should probably inform. Credit cards and bank statements all have your previous name, as does your lease and social security card. Not to mention all the medical documents at your doctor's office or your employee records at work. There's likely a lot of people and places that need to be updated on your new name, a Name Change Notification Letter helps you get the word out quickly and professionally.

When to use a Name Change Notification Letter:

  • You have changed your name by marriage, divorce, or court order.

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Notice of Name Change


Date: ________________




To Whom It May Concern:


Please be advised that I have changed my legal nameMy name and information currently on file are as follows:


Former Name:


Former Address:



Date of Birth:



Please change your records to reflect my new name as follows:


New Name:


I authorize you to change my legal name and address according to the above references.


at the above address .






Enclosure: Proof of Name Change

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