Name Changes

Process Your Name Change Online

Online name change kits are specifically for the State of Delaware and New Castle County. In order to use this kit the marriage license must be issued in New Castle County. Save time, money, and hassles by using this convenient, personalized online service. Here is a sampling of what you will receive:

  • Complete step-by-step instructions
  • Customized template for personal, household, and banking
  • Personalized account number to quickly access your documents
  • Passport form
  • Social Security form
  • Voter registration form

This kit is different from all the others, by having all personal information from your marriage license application automatically transferred to all the forms. Order your kit online and fill in any information that was not captured during the marriage license application process. Once your officiant returns the state’s copy of your license, we will register your marriage immediately and an email with all the completed forms will be emailed to you from Name Change Process. Print, sign, and mail them. It’s that simple! The fee for the kit is $40.00. For any problems or inquiries, please contact Name Change Process at 866-694-0571.

You must contact the Court of Common Pleas at 302-255-0900 concerning the following:

  • Combining last names
  • Entirely different / new last name
  • Changing of the first names given at birth

Disclaimer - to the best of our knowledge, the information provided herein is accurate and up to date. However, the clerk of the peace and New Castle County are not responsible for errors or omissions that may result from the agencies referenced herein changing their policies and procedures without notice.

Couples getting married in New Castle County are encouraged to make certain that the person performing their wedding ceremony is authorized to do so. Please visit our listing of "Suspended Officiators" on this page.