Some people do not like the name they were given as a child

Many people simply do not like their current names and wish to change them. Be it their forenames or surname, name change by Deed Poll is a simple process. Provided you are sixteen years of age or above, you can apply for a Deed Poll document and carry out your name change quickly and easily. If you are under sixteen years of age, you will need to have a person holding parental responsibility, apply for a Deed Poll for you on your behalf.  More information on this can be found on our page Age Restrictions.

By Deed Poll you can change any part of, or your entire name. You may simply wish to alter the spelling of your name, or could want an entirely different one. There are very few restrictions on what you can change your name to but further information can be found on our page Guidelines for choosing your new name.

No matter what changes you decide to make to your name, a Deed Poll will allow you to start getting your records updated immediately.


To change your name...

  1. Fill in our online application form
  2. Receive your Deed Poll in the post
  3. Sign and date your Deed Poll
  4. Update records into your new name

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We help thousands change their name and receive Excellent Feedback.


What Our Clients Say...

Well I can't believe how quickly and efficiently these were done for my children, having been in a previous marriage, and the father not having contact with the children...

.. a quick telephone call to UKDP and it was done, I got all the information I needed off the lovely lady I spoke to on the phone.

I was amazingly shocked at the shortness of time it took to complete, and receive documents. Also, I got extra copies and just photo copied any others I might have needed.

Thank you so much. I have recommended you to 6 people now, whom I know will have the same experience as me. An Excellent Service assured!!

Belinda Dawson, Accrington. February 2010

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Our Deed Polls are accepted by all UK government departments including UK Passport Service, DVLA and HM Revenue and Customs

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Apply online to change your name by Deed Poll! Find out how it works or call us on 0800 983 0143 for more information