Step 5 - Update birth certificate
The instructions below will guide you step-by-step through the process. If at anytime you are unsure of what to do, the tan colored box will give you more information and tips. If you would like to contact an attorney or the courthouse, find resources for your area by selecting the county.
Please note - The process on this page does not apply if the person changing their name was not born in the state of Florida. If you were born in a state other than Florida, you must check with your state's department of health to determine what is required to amend your birth certificate. If you need help finding this information you can contact the Southern Legal Counsel.