Legal change of name

Introduction

You can legally change your name once every 12 months in the Northern Territory.

Find out how to: 

  • change your name if you are over 18 years old
  • change the name of a child over 12 months old
  • change the name of a child under 12 months old
  • change back to your maiden name.

Read more on changing your name to your married name.

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Last updated: 11 December 2017

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