Name Change Tips For Brides

Here are some name changing tips for the bride! This is a great list of areas in which you will need to change your last name. Not all of these will be applicable to you but it is definitely a great cheat sheet to get the ball rolling. For more help on your wedding, check out my blog The Ultimate Wedding Checklist

Here are the top 4 most important name changes

  • Social Security Administration
  • Department of Motor Vehicles: driver’s license, car title, registration
  • Voter registration
  • US passport

These you can do on your own time

  • Employer/ Payroll
  • Military/ Veteran records
  • Email accounts and signature on emails
  • ID card
  • Business cards
  • Landlord, rental office and mortgage company
  • Insurance companies: auto, home, life, health
  • Utilities: electric, gas, water, phone, internet, cable
  • Legal documents: living will, power of attorney
  • Credit cards
  • Checking accounts and new checks
  • Savings account
  • 401K and Roth
  • Investment accounts
  • Loans: student and auto
  • Facebook and other social media
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • High school alumni office
  • College alumni office
  • Doctor’s office
  • Voicemail
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Loyalty and miles programs
  • Church membership/ parishioner info
  • Other memberships: gym, Amazon Prime, subscriptions
  • Entertainment: Netflix, Hulu