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If I am in debt, can I change my name?

Yes, you can change your name by Deed Poll, but it does not mean that you no longer have to pay your debts.  In fact, under the law you must notify every creditor of your change of name.  It is a criminal offence to change your name with the intention of avoiding paying your debts.

To review the most current version of this information, please visit Name Change Eligibility. Click here to return to the Information Repository main page.

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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