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Name Change

How to Change Your Name (for an Adult) (prepared by the San Francisco ACCESS Center)
Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.

How to Change Your Child’s Name (prepared by the San Francisco ACCESS Center)
Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.

How to Complete a Name Change (adult) (125 KB) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center)

Adult Name Change Packet (1.4 MB) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center)

Minor Name Change Packet (633 KB) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center)

Do you want to change your child’s name? (Rev. 1/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center.)

Establishing a Birth Record (28 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Ventura)

Getting or changing a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate (rev. 03/2012) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Restoring Your Maiden or Former Name (DOC | PDF) (Rev. 06/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)