Changing your name in the UK anyone can change their name if they want to.
If you want the new name to be officially recognised, by the Passport agency, DVLA and or your Bank/Building Society you have to have a official document to change your name.
There are some restrictions about what you can change your name to and why.
You may not change your name:
(1) in order to commit an illegal act like fraud
(2) to something that is rude or offensive
(3) to imply or include a title such as Lord, Lady, Duke or Duchess
(4) to something that includes symbols or numbers.
If you wish to change your name we can help prepare the necessary legal documentation required.
Please contact us on 0333 772 0198