May 18, 2023
Do I Need a Solicitor to Change My Name by Deed Poll?

Changing your name is a significant decision, and whether it's for personal reasons or due to marriage, divorce, or other life events, the process can seem daunting. One of the most common methods for legally changing your name in many countries is through a deed poll service. But do you really need a solicitor to […]

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May 18, 2023
Unenrolled Deed Poll FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

A deed poll is a legal document that allows an individual to officially change their name. There are two types of deed polls in the UK: enrolled and unenrolled. In this article, we will focus on unenrolled deed polls, answering frequently asked questions and providing you with all the information you need to know. What […]

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March 23, 2023
Kirk Douglas Changed His Name

Kirk Douglas was born with the name Issur Danielovitch. Issur is a famous Jewish name, most notably Rabbi Issur Zalman Meltzer. Kirk changed his name as he felt that with such a Jewish sounding name it would be difficult for him to make a good career in the Hollywood film industry. Was he right? We'll […]

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February 10, 2023
How To Buy a Title

Have you ever fantasised about a Lord and Lady title? Well, you can turn this dream into a reality! While there are legal considerations under certain circumstances, it is possible to buy a title or legally change your name to “Lord,” “Lady,” or any other desired title by Deed Poll. Since a Deed Poll is […]

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December 28, 2022
Transgender Legal Name Change

Are you trying to find out how to officially change your name as a transgender person? If so, you may want to keep reading. In this article, we will show you how a transgender individual can change their name via a deed poll, Gender Recognition Certificate, and/or a new birth certificate. How to change your […]

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December 8, 2022
Name Tattoos

Looking for a new idea for a tattoo? Name tattoos are one of the most beloved and popular subjects for tattoos. However, before you go through something as permanent and uncomfortable as a tattoo—it’s important to know a bit of background about name tattoos. Here’s everything to know before you get inked. Name Tattoos Typically, […]

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December 6, 2022
Why Should A Woman Take Her Husband's Name

Where did life begin? Why am I here? All timeless questions, but none of them inspire the same dread as this one: Should I take my husband's last name? For centuries, women have wrestled with this problem. Read on to explore the pros and cons of taking your partner's name! The History of Women Taking […]

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December 4, 2022
Passport Name Change Transgender

In the UK, you are allowed to legally change your name and gender on most official documents. Read on to find out what documents are necessary if you wish to apply for changes in your passport. Gender Change on Passport The United Kingdom legally recognises the person's gender that was assigned at birth and documented […]

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October 25, 2022
How To Choose A New Trans Name

For 30 percent of trans people, part of their transitioning process involves legally changing their name. The task is both daunting and exciting; you get to start afresh with a new name that feels more aligned with your true identity.  Since it's a decision that will stick with you for a lifetime, it's essential to […]

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October 20, 2022
Transgender Name Generator

Use our transgender name generator tool to choose a new name name. If you legally want to change your name from Ftm or MtF, use our deed poll services.

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The UK Deed Poll Office is not a government agency. Our function is purely as a document provider for the self-declaration of an unenrolled deed poll. We are here to assist in your name change journey, as we have done for over 100,000 UK residents.


Join the thousands who have trusted the UK Deed Poll Office to help change their name. Fill out our fast, simple, and affordable online application to receive your Deed Poll in no time!
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