An adult can register a change of their name if:
Parents can register a change of name for their child if:
Any person born outside Tasmania must supply a birth certificate. If born overseas you will also need to provide evidence of citizenship or permanent residency in Australia.
Both parents need to apply to change their child's name.
One parent can apply if:
Change of name after marriage is done as a matter of custom not law. You can apply to the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages in the State in which your marriage occurred for an official marriage certificate as evidence of a name change.
Please note: A child's consent is required if the child is aged 12 years and over. A signed consent form must accompany the Statutory Declaration for Change of Name application.
After a change of name has been registered you will receive a Change of Name Certificate. You can get a replacement certificate at any time by:
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