How do I change my name?

You can change your first, middle or last name by contacting the City of Copenhagen, the marriage authorities or The State Administration.

You can change your name by applying to your parish of residence, marriage authorities or The State Administration. If your municipality of residence is not Copenhagen you can apply to the county authorities.

A fee is charged for certain name changes.

You can contact 
The Regional State Administration for help:

The Regional State Administration
Borups Allé 177
2400 Copenhagen NV
Phone: +45 72 56 70 00

There are different rules depending on what name you wish to chance. You can read more about the different options below.

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