Checklists to change name on DMV documents

How do I change my name on my registration and title?

You must visit your local DMV office and bring the following

Click to check/uncheck the box. your current title or other acceptable proof of ownership

Click to check/uncheck the box. a completed Vehicle Registration/Title Application (MV-82)

Click to check/uncheck the box. your current license, permit or non-driver ID, or at least 6 points of proof of identity and proof of date of birth

Click to check/uncheck the box. original or a certified copy of your US marriage certificate, US divorce documents or other court papers for a change of name issued in the US 

There is no fee to change your name on your registration documents and title certificate.

 

For a detailed explanation of each item, go to: http://dmv.ny.gov/address-change/change-your-name-or-non-address-information-dmv-documents

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