How to Change Your Name on Your Driver's License After Marriage

By Mike Andrew - Updated June 13, 2017

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If you decide to take your spouse’s last name after getting married, you will need to change your name on your driver’s license. Although exact requirements differ slightly from one state to the next, the process generally involves presenting several forms of identification, filling out some paperwork and paying an administrative fee. You can change your name on your driver’s license quickly and efficiently simply by gathering some basic information about yourself and making an appointment to skip the long lines at the local branch of your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

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Mike Andrew has written business and legal articles for "850 Magazine" since 2008 and covers college football for several websites. Andrew is a freelance writer, attorney and music producer based in Florida. He received his Juris Doctor from Florida State University.

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