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Change of Name

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Recording Changes of Forename(s) and Surname(s) in Scotland

Any person whose birth is registered in Scotland or who was legally adopted in Scotland may apply for a recorded change of name.

For more information or to downloaded the application form please visit NRS - Change of Name .

Update: 1 February - NRS change of name team continue to work through a high volume of applications and are processing these in date of receipt order.  They are currently working on applications received in Autumn 2021.  Please email them at if your request requires priority due to exceptional circumstances.

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  • Phone 0141 287 7654

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