This page explains how to change your name if you are:
- An adult (over 18)
- Born in Victoria.
Not sure if you’re in the right place?
|Person whose name is being changed||Born in Victoria||Born overseas||Born interstate|
|Adult||Read this page||Adult born overseas||Apply to the Registry in that state or territory|
|Child||Child born in Victoria||Child born overseas||Apply to the Registry in that state or territory|
Changing your name due to marriage, separation or divorce
Read Changing your name after marriage, separation or divorce if you want to change your family name:
- To your spouse's family name
- Back to your own family name.
You can change your name only once in a 12 month period and 3 times in your lifetime.