Gender Recognition Certificates (T455)

Read this guide to help you decide if you want to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate under the Gender Recognition Act 2004.



The guide includes:

  • information on who can apply
  • an explanation of the gender recognition process
  • an explanation of terms used in the application forms

Read the guide before applying for a Gender Recognition Certificate.

Find out how having a Gender Recognition Certificate affects pensions and benefits.

Published 1 May 2018
Last updated 9 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added a Welsh T455 document.

  2. Added a revised T455 that includes GDPR information.

  3. First published.