Name Change

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Adult Name Change

  • Original application completely filled out and notarized
  • Order to Judge
  • Cash or personal check for $41.00

(Please note that cash payments will expedite your request for name change or you may pay by a personal check, but please be advised that we are required to hold all checks pending approval from the bank and will delay your request by 5-10 business days)

  • Additionally, provide a letter of explanation, a copy of your ID and Birth Certificate with any supporting documents with your application that will help the Judge understand why you are changing your name

Once the name change has been granted, you will be mailed a least 2 certified copies of your order that will allow you to change your name with social security and obtain an updated ID with DMV.

Note: Please double check that all paperwork is completely filled out and mail all paperwork to the Clerk's Office at 29 Ashby Street, Warrenton, VA 20186 or you may drop off your request in person at the intake counter.

Application for Name Change (Adult)

Order for Name Change (Adult)

Written Explanation

 

Minor Name Change

  • Original application completely filled out and notarized by BOTH parents
  • Order to Judge
  • Cash or personal check for $41.00

(Please note that cash payments will expedite your request for name change or you may pay by a personal check, but please be advised that we are required to hold all checks pending approval from the bank and will delay your request by 5-10 business days)

  • Additionally, provide a letter of explanation, a copy of BOTH parent's ID and Birth Certificate for the minor, with any supporting documents with your application that will help the Judge understand why you are changing the minor's name

Once the name change has been granted, you will be mailed a least 2 certified copies of your order that will allow you to get a new Birth Certificate, change your name with social security and obtain an update ID with DMV.

Note: Please double check that all paperwork is completely filled out and mail all paperwork to the Clerk's Office at 29 Ashby Street, Warrenton, VA 20186 or you may drop off your request in person at the intake counter.

Application for Name Change (Minor)

Order for Name Change (Minor)

Written Explanation