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Newlywed Name Change Checklist

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Not all newlyweds change their name (Bride and/or Groom). Some change their last name to the last name of their partner, some hyphenate, so leave it as is. If you or your partner are planning on changing here are some items to keep in mind that you will most likely need to update.


  • Social Security Card- Do this first

  • Driver's license- Do this second

  • Vehicle Registration

  • Car Title

  • Mortgage/Rent

  • Debit/Credit Cards

  • Checks

  • Passports 


  • Human Resources- Start here

  • Paycheck

  • Badge

  • Voice mail greeting

  • Email address

  • Email signature

  • Business Cards

  • Resume

  • Professional Organizations

  • W2 Forms


  • Insurance (Home, Auto, Life, Flood)

  • Doctor's Office

  • Dentist Office

  • Library Card

  • Personal Email

  • Personal Email signature

  • Subscriptions

  • Voter Registration

  • Vet Information

  • Social Media

Not all will apply to you but this is a good start of places to check if there will be some updating to do. CONGRATS!!

Written By Rachel Henry, The Lit Event Specialist
Edit By Rob DeVerna, The Lit Manager @Thelitgr #thelitgr 616-214-3120
61 Sheldon Blvd. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503