Now that you're married (hooray!) It's time to think about whether or not you'll be changing your name. If you've decided to do so, the process can be a bit complicated. Luckily, the steps are detailed below so you can focus on other stuff (like thank you cards....)
BEFORE YOU BEGIN, SOMETHING TO CONSIDER...
We know it’s super exciting and you want to take on your new name right away but you do have to change over ALL of your identification cards - including your passport! SO, if you are going on a honeymoon right away you may want to hold off until you’re home so you don’t have any stressful mismatching ID cards!!
GET AN OFFICIAL MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE
The marriage commissioner who performed the marriage ceremony must forward a completed and signed marriage license to the Vital Statistics Registry for registration. The marriage must be registered before you may apply for a marriage certificate.
Some commissioners will present you with a marriage certificate at your ceremony, this document is sufficient.
What information do I need to provide when ordering a marriage certificate online?
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