Change of name certificates & documents

Eligibility

Make sure you are eligible to order the legal change of name document.

Legal Change of Name Certificate

  1. the person whose name was changed on the legal change of name certificate
  2. the person who applied for the change of name
  3. a guardian or trustee of a person whose name was changed
    • a copy of the legal document must be attached to the application
  4. a person who is a designated agent for a person described in a), b), c), g), or h)
    • the consent and statutory declaration on the application form must be completed
    • a copy of the legal document (when applicable) must be attached to the application
  5. a person who holds power of attorney to act on behalf of the person described in a)
    • a copy of the legal document must be attached to the application
  6. A person with an order from the court that states the person is eligible.
    • A copy of the legal document must be attached to the application.

    Person whose name was changed is a minor

  7. the parent of the person whose name was changed as established by a Registration of Birth or court order
    • copy of the legal document must be attached to the application
  8. a guardian, trustee, or person with power of attorney for a parent, of the person whose name was changed
    • copy of the legal document must be attached to the application

    Person whose name was changed is deceased

  9. the executor, personal representative or administrator of the person’s estate
    • death certificate and a copy of the will/document identifying the executor must be attached to the application

Legal Change of Name record search

Anyone may order a Legal Change of Name record search.

Contact this service

780-427-7013
(Edmonton)

310-0000, then
780-427-7013 (toll-free)

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)