You can change your child's name if they are:
- Under 18 years of age, and
- Born in Victoria
Not sure if you're in the right place?
|Age of person whose name is being changed||Person born in Victoria||Person born overseas||Person born interstate|
|Adult||Adult born in Victoria||Adult born overseas||Apply to the Registry in that state or territory|
||Child born overseas||Apply to the Registry in that state or territory|
Read our information for young people on changing a name.
Changing a record of sex
If you want to change your child’s name and record of sex at the same time, please apply from our ‘Change your child’s record of sex (child born in Victoria)’ page.