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The Change of Name Act, 1995
How do you change your name?
If you want to legally change your name, or the name of your spouse or child, you must apply under The Change of Name Act, 1995. Application forms for a change of name can be obtained by contacting the Vital Statistics Registry, eHealth Saskatchewan.
Who can change their name?
To legally change your name you must:
What information is required for the application?
As part of the change of name application, you will be asked to provide other documents to establish your eligibility or the eligibility of every person whose name appears on the application, such as:
You will also need to complete an affidavit and sign it before a Notary Public, Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Oaths in and for Saskatchewan declaring that the statements made in the application for change of name are true.
Where a change of name application is for a person aged 15 years or older accepted by the Registrar of Vital Statistics, the change of name must be advertised in the Saskatchewan Gazette. There is a fee for applying to change your name and for advertising the change of name.