Vermont Name Change Online and Free

The Vermont name change process:

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

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Read about the Vermont name change process:

1. Vermont Legal Proof of Name Change Documents

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

Vermont Marriage Certificate, Vermont Divorce Certificates & Birth Certificates

Certified Copies of Birth Certificates

In Vermont, the Department of Health has certified copies of Birth Certificates that you may purchase for $10.00. Make checks or money orders payable to the Vermont Secretary of State.

Mail your request, along with the fee and a copy of your government issued ID, here:

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
Office of the Secretary of State
1078 US Route 2, Middlesex
Montpelier, VT 05633-7701

Certified Vermont Marriage Certificates

Should be requested through the county clerk in the county where the marriage license was obtained.

Divorce Decrees in Vermont can be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the Family Court where the divorce was issued. Generally, copies can be obtained for $10.

Get a legal name change through court order.

2. Social Security Name Change

Social Security Name Change

3. Vermont Driver’s License Name Change

DMV Name Change, Registration and Title

Vermont Driver’s License Name Change

Make sure to update the Vermont DMV within 30 days of changing your name.

To do so, visit in person with the following:

  • a completed application form (see links below);
  • your Vermont certified or original legal name change document; and
  • payment of the fee $20 ($50 for the Enhanced Driver’s License).
  • NOTE: if you are getting an EDL (or, an Enhanced Driver’s License or ID card, be prepared to supply additional identification documents.

FORMS

  • form TA-VL-15 (Duplicate/Corrected Registration, License or Learner Permit)
  • form TA-VL-18 (Enhanced driver’s license)
    • you’ll have to bring additional documents, including:
      • US Passport or US birth certificate;
      • Social Security card;
      • Vermont residency proof (utility bill or lease).
      • See the application link for further details.
    • form TA-VL-31 (Commercial driver’s license).

Vermont Vehicle Title and Registration Name Change

Don’t forget to also change your name on your vehicle’s title and registration while you’re at the DMV. Since you have to go in person in makes sense to get it all done at once.

Bring the same documents listed above along with the completed Form TA-VL-15 to update your registration. The fee will be $16.

For your vehicle title be prepared to “transfer” title to your new name by completing the title transfer form, but BEFORE YOU DO THIS, MAKE SURE TO ASK THE VERMONT DMV person. We have not been able to confirm this procedure. In other jurisdictions, they have you:

  • Complete the transfer form putting your new name in the “Seller” portion; and
  • Pay a fee.

Please confirm in the comments or raise any issues you have here and we’ll be certain to update it for future users! Thanks in advance.

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

Vermont name change on voter registration

Vermont Voter Registration Name Change

Get your Voter Registration name change information. You may be able to do it online!

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 Vermont banks, credit cards and everyone else.

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