Copies of marriage certificate
Make a few copies of your marriage certificate. Make sure that your all copies of marriage certificate must be officially certified. It will help you when you will submit the request form for changing the name.
Long and short term certificate
Before even changing the name, you should obtain the marriage certificate according to your requirements. You can even get long or short term certificates. Long term marriage certificate will contain all the details of your parents, birth place and place of marriage.
Social Security form
Social Security form is also important. Before marriage your government status was single but after marriage your social security information will be updated. Obtain a social security form and write all the information you are asked for. To complete this form, you will need several original documents to attach. You will need to attach your marriage certificate, identity card and lawful immigration status. After submitting the form, the Social Security Department will notify the Internal Revenue Department.
Updating driver’s license
You also need to update your driving license as the information will be expired after your marriage. To change the last name, you also need to fill another form to upgrade your driver’s license.
Updating name with other agencies
You should also update your personal information with all other agencies as well. From place of employment to bank and from credit card companies to insurance, you should update all the information. You should also update information with doctors, utility companies, cell phone companies, schools, student loans, alumni, different club membership and passport information.