Changing Your Name in Kansas
Kansas Name Change Package - $29.95
Miss Now Mrs's Name Change Packages automates the completion of the required forms to change your name in Kansas. Simply complete a quick questionnaire, print out the forms and file them. It couldn't be easier.
Name Change Package
Includes Forms for:
- Drivers License
- Vehicle Title
- Voter Registration
- US Passport
- Bank Notification
- Credit Card Notification
- Insurance Notification
Whether you legally changed your name due to marriage, divorce, or personal fulfillment, you must notify the DMV within 10 days.
Bring a copy of your marriage certificate, divorce certificate, or court order indicating the name change to a driver's license office to process the change. Be sure to have your current driver's license or ID with you, too.
Before going to the office, it's best to update your information with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Give the SSA at least 48 hours to process your request. Visit the Social Security site for instructions on how to change your name with the agency.
To change your name on a driver's license or ID if you're currently outside of Kansas, complete the replacement license form. (Those under 21 should complete another form.) Send the replacement form, a copy of the legal name change document, copies of two acceptable proof of identification, and the $16 payment ($12 for ID) to:
- Kansas DMV
- P.O. Box 2188
- Topeka, KS 66601-2188
You may pay with a check or money order, or by using your Discover Card (the only credit card accepted).
Be sure to only send copies of your name change document and proof of identification.
Before mailing the paperwork, it's best to update your information with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Give the SSA at least 48 hours to process your request. Visit the Social Security site for instructions on how to change your name with the agency.
For the fastest turnaround time, fax all the paperwork to the department at (785) 296-0691, and pay with your Discover Card.
Bring a copy of the marriage certificate, death certificate, or other court document indicating the name change to a country treasurer's office, along with the title. In the purchaser's space of the back of the title, write your new name, along with all other names that should appear on the title.
If there's a lienholder on the title, you'll need to have a lien release completed before the change can happen. For electronic titles, fill in the assignment portion on the bottom of the form.
Also be sure to have your proof of insurance.
Your registration can be changed at the same time as your title.
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