The Indiana name change process:
- Get your Indiana proof of name change document;
- Update the SSA;
- Visit the Indiana DPS for your Indiana driver’s license name change;
- You may update your Indiana voter registration, passport office (if traveling); IRS & USPS if moving; and last,
- Update Indiana banks, Indiana utilities, and others here.
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Read about the Indiana name change process:
1. Indiana Legal Proof of Name Change Documents
Indiana Marriage Certificate, Indiana Divorce Certificates & Birth Certificates
To get an Indiana marriage certificate, divorce decree or birth certificate:
Indiana Marriage Certificates
You can get certified copies of your Indiana marriage certificate only in the Indiana county where your marriage occurred. Visit you Indiana county Clerk of Circuit Court or the Indiana Clerk of Superior Court.
Indiana Divorce Certificates
You may only get a certified divorce certificate from the Indiana County Clerk in the county where your divorce was granted.
Indiana Birth Certificate
Your Indiana birth certificate may be obtained from the Indiana State Department of Health. You can mail a request in to the Vital Records office with the $10.00 fee for the first certified copy and $4 fee for each additional copy.
Indiana State Department of Health
P.O. Box 7125
Indianapolis, IN 46206-7125
For further information on how to get a copy contact (317) 233-2700 or visit the Indiana State Department of Health website.
3. Indiana Driver’s License Name Change
Indiana Driver’s License Name Change
In Indiana you must make sure to notify the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles of your name change within 30 days.
To change your name on your driver’s license in Indiana, or your Indiana ID card, you must visit in person with (1) proof of Identity (think, birth certificate, U.S. passport, etc. See the list of appropriate documents directly below); (2) Social Security Card; (3) proof of U.S. citizenship; (4) Indiana legal name change certified or original document; (5) proof of Indiana citizenship; and (6) the duplicate license fee of $10.50.
Note that the procedure is the same for an Indiana ID card, but it’s $11.50.
You may with major credit cards, cash, check or money orders payable to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
SOURCE: Indiana BMV
Indiana Vehicle Title and Registration Name Change
After changing your name on your driver’s license you may need to change your name on vehicle’s registration and title.
Fee’s for a Certificate of Title and Registration are $15 and $6.25 respectively.
Change your Indiana Address
It’s a good idea to get your address changed while you’re at the Indiana BMV if you’re also moving.
If it happens later, however, it’s easy to change your address in Indiana. You can actually do it at the Indiana myBMV.com website.
4. Indiana Voter Registration Name Change, Passport Name Change and/or Address Changes
Indiana Voter Registration Name Change
You can change your name in Indiana on your voter registration by using this Indiana state online voter registration tool.