Texas Name Change Online and Free

The Texas name change process:

  1. Get your Texas proof of name change document;
  2. Update the SSA;
  3. Visit the Texas DPS for your Texas driver’s license name change;
  4. You may update your Texas voter registrationpassport office (if traveling); IRS & USPS if moving; and last,
  5. Update Texas banks, Texas utilities, and others here.

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Read about the Texas name change process:

1. Texas Legal Proof of Name Change Documents

Get your proof of Texas Name Change Document, Marriage Certificate or Divorce Decree proving your name change.

Texas Marriage Certificate, Texas Divorce Certificates & Birth Certificates


Texas Birth Certificate

Source: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/vs/reqproc/certified_copy.shtm

You can get your certified birth certificate online through following the link below. Each certified copy is $22. It will take 10-15 days for your copy, but there is an expedited version for an additional fee.

ONLINE: https://txapps.texas.gov/tolapp/ovra/index.htm

You can also request a copy in person at your local Texas Department of State Health Services or mailing a request to:

Texas Vital Records
Department of State Health Services
P.O. Box 12040
Austin, TX 78711-2040 

You must pay with a check or money order made payable to the “DSHS”.

Texas Marriage Certificate

You may get a “marriage verification,” as described above, but not a certified marriage certificate. To get your certified marriage certificate contact the County Clerk in the county where you received your marriage license.

Texas Divorce Certificate

Certified copies of your divorce decree or order must be obtained from the county Clerk of the Texas District Court where your divorce was obtained.

Get a legal name change through court order.

2. Social Security Name Change

Social Security Name Change

3. Texas Driver’s License Name Change

DMV Name Change, Registration and Title


Texas Driver’s License Name Change

In Texas, you must get a new driver’s license or ID card within 30 days after changing your name. To do so, you must visit your local Texas DMV in person with: (1) your TX driver’s license with your old name (or ID card); (2) your Texas legal name change document (make sure it’s a certified copy or an original); and (3) payment of the $11 fee.

Texas Vehicle Title and Registration Name Change

Don’t forget to change your name on your vehicle’s title and registration. You should do this at the same time in person. Make sure you bring these additional documents: (1) a completed Form 130 using your new name; (2) your VIN number, license plate number and vehicle details; (3) your legal proof of name change (4) the original title; and (5) the fees, which will vary by county.

You should contact your local Texas county’s DMV for further information and fees.

Texas Address Change 

Visit this website to change your address with your DMV if you haven’t done so already.

Texas Voter Registration Name Change

Make sure to change your name on your voter registration when you’re at the DMV, you can do it while changing your name. If you forget for some reason we include some quick steps below.


4. Texas Voter Registration Name Change, Passport Name Change and/or Address Changes


Texas name change on voter registration

Texas Voter Registration Name Change

If you forgot for some reason you can also change your name online so long as you are NOT moving to a new Texas county too.

SOURCE: http://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/did-you-change-something.html

List of counties: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/votregduties.shtml

Moving? IRS and USPS Name Change forms and information.

Traveling? Passport Name Change forms and information.

 5. Telling Everyone Else about your Name Change

Change your name with Texas banks, credit cards and everyone else.