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January 24, 2024
How much does it cost to change your name UK?

It costs £18.50 to change your name via deed poll in the UK using our services. The cost to change your name is the same whether the name change is for an adult or child. How Much Do Additional Certified Copies Cost? Each additional certified copy will cost £3.75 a piece. The entire application process […]

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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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September 19, 2022
Deadnaming in the UK

What is deadnaming and why is it bad? Is it illegal to deadname someone in the UK? And how can a transgender individual officially change their name?  This article has the answers to all these questions, alongside a few tips for how to avoid being deadnamed at both home and work. What is deadnaming? Deadnaming […]

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July 18, 2022
UK Laws For Baby Names

Registering a birth in the UK ensures a child will have access to healthcare and other benefits.  In this article, learn how and where to register a new child and what to do if you decide to change your child’s name.  Why Is Registration Important? Having a new baby is an exciting event. But getting […]

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March 4, 2021
Deed Polls and Solicitors

Ordering a deed poll is a fast and easy way to legally change your name in the UK, but you may be wondering whether you need help from a solicitor to write and certify the document.  Here’s everything you need to know about the legal requirements when it comes to creating a deed poll. What […]

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March 4, 2021
Changing Names With Your Bank

After you have legally changed your name, you will need to update your personal details with different institutions including your bank.  You will be asked to present originals or certified copies of documents that show your name change in addition to a government-issued ID, but the exact requirements and processes may vary by institution.  Here’s […]

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November 12, 2020
How to trademark a name in the UK

The best way to protect your business name is by registering it as a trademark. Trademark is a valuable asset that not only gives you the exclusive ownership of your business name but also helps distinguish your brand from the competitors.  Let’s have a look at how registering a trademark works in the UK and […]

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October 30, 2020
How many times can you change your name by deed poll?

You may change your name by deed poll however many times that you want. There is no limit or law that prevents you from changing your name anytime that you wish. However there are a couple of things to consider if you plan on switching your name multiple times. Firstly, you will have to update […]

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October 26, 2020
Understanding Specific Issue Orders

Changing your child’s name can be a straightforward process, as long as both parents agree to it. But what if the other person with parental responsibility objects to the proposed name change? The family court will in certain circumstances make a Specific Issue Order to legally change a child’s name without everyone’s consent.  From submitting […]

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July 31, 2020
Free Deed Poll

Free Deed Poll vs. Paid Deed Poll: What’s the Difference? In the UK, changing your legal name often requires a deed poll. Deed polls serve as evidence that you have started using a new name. These documents are particularly important for name changes that are not the result of a marriage or divorce, as the […]

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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.

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