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General Name Change Information
This page provides general information on how to change your name in Washington, as well as specific directions for changing your name in King County.
How do I legally change my name?
Where do I file an application to have my name changed?
Do I have to go before a judge to have my name changed?
How do I change my name as it appears on my birth certificate?
How long before my name change is official?
How much will it cost me to get my name changed?
What is the court's schedule for name change hearings?
Where can I find the forms I need to get my name changed?