Once you receive your Deed Poll, you must sign it and have it witnessed. The legal term for this is “execution".
We will send a document along with your Deed Poll that will tell you how to execute your Deed Poll (and any duplicate copies) so that your change of name becomes fully valid. It is solely your responsibility to ensure that this takes place. The procedure is relatively simple and the following basic rules apply:
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The list below is the most commonly used witnesses.
The people listed below cannot act as witnesses in your deed poll.
To execute a deed poll you need two valid witnesses.
Once you have chosen your witnesses you should have your them sign your deed poll with a black ink pen. It is also a good idea that your witnesses know what they are signing, so let them read your deed poll before they sign.
If you have any questions about your deed poll witnesses give us a call. Our team will be able to help you with any questions that you have.