Emma's answers to Combining/changing names
I have recently got married and my husband and I would like to combine our surnames so we have a double-barrelled name. How do we do this?
If you both wish to have all your records and documents changed, you should arrange to have your names changed by Deed Poll. This will ensure that there are no delays or problems in getting all of your documents and records changed.
You can apply to change your name by deed poll using our simple and secure online form at
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