Leslie S. Richards, Acting Secretary, Department of Transportation
Changing Your Name
How to Change Your Name on Your Driver's License, Photo ID Card, Learner's Permit
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If your name has changed due to marriage, divorce or another reason, you will need to complete one of the following forms:
Commercial Driver's License: DL-80CD, or if expiring in the next 6 months: DL-143CD to renew.
If your name has been changed by permission of the court, you will need to attach a Certified Copy of the Court Order. If you desire
to use any name other than 1) your birth name, 2) spouse's surname or 3) a name given by the court, you must provide a copy of a Social
Security Card (or records), together with copies of documents from two other sources with the desired name such as: Tax Records, Selective
Services Card, Voter Registration Card, Passport or any form of Photo ID issued by a governmental agency.
Note: If visiting a drivers license center ORIGINAL documents must be presented such as a court order, marriage certificate, or divorce decree.
How to Change Your Name on Your Vehicle/Trailer Registration and Title
If your name has changed due to marriage, divorce or another reason, you will need to complete form
Side A of the form should be completed if you are only requesting an updated vehicle/trailer registration card. Side B should be completed if you are requesting an updated vehicle/trailer title.