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Forms LOC022, LOC023, LOC024 and LOC026: Change your child’s name by deed poll

If you're the parent or guardian of a child under 18, use these forms to put their new name on public record by 'enrolling' it at the Royal Courts of Justice. Includes guidance note LOC019 (for minors).

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LOC019 is guidance for filling in:

  • Form LOC022 (the change of name deed for a minor, also known as the ‘deed poll’) 

  • Form LOC023 (the ‘affadavit of best interest’, in which you state as a parent that your child’s name change is for their benefit)
  • Form LOC024 (the statutory declaration for the name change of a minor
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  • Form LOC026 (the Notice for the London Gazette for the name change of a minor)

If you’re over 18, find out more about changing your name by deed poll.

If you want to enroll a deed poll for an adult, use Forms LOC020, LOC021 and LOC025: Apply to change your name.

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Published 1 June 2015
Last updated 21 March 2018 + show all updates
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