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
your current title or other acceptable proof of ownership
a completed Vehicle Registration/Title Application (MV-82)
your current license, permit or non-driver ID, or at least 6 points of proof of identity and proof of date of birth
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
- Vehicle Registration/Title Application (MV-82) http://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv82.pdf