Name Change On A Massachusetts Drivers License
Have you recently gotten married, divorced, or had to change your legal name? The state RMV recommends that you change the name on your Massachusetts driver license as soon as possible. Select from the options below to get started.
2: by mail, if eligible (see instructions below)
3: In person at your local DMV office
Changing your Name on your Massachusetts Drivers License
Here are the steps you need to take to change your name on your driver’s license in Massachusetts. You will need to change your name at the Social Security office before this will reflect on your license. Here are the steps you need to take.
This is the Social Security Administration website. Here you can request your name change and get the required documents.
You may need:
- Marriage document
- Divorce decree
- Certificate of Naturalization showing a new name or Court-ordered name change
- U.S. citizenship (if you have not established your citizenship with us) or immigration status (including Department of Homeland Security permission to work in the United States.
Download, Print and fill out the following:
Take or mail your completed application and documents to your local Social Security office. All documents must be original and not copies of any kind.
At the RMV
Have the following documentation available with you at the RMV. You won’t need all this documentation. Be sure you have at least your MA Driver's License, MA Vehicle Registration, and your Social Security number.
Find forms and more requirements for your name change on your Massachusetts drivers license.
- Change your name on your Massachusetts CDL license here.
- Change your name on your Massachusetts Car Title here.