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new hampshire drivers license name change - NH

Do you need to change the name on your license? Process your New Hampshire Drivers license name change easily instead of spending time at the DMV site. You'll have to make sure that you present the appropriate documents before completing an official name change with the state of NH. The documents depend on whether you just married, got divorced, are are legally changing your name. You will need to show up in person at any new hampshire dmv office to update your driver's license.  We can help you make sure that you don't overlook any important step or rules. Sign up to our site and we'll give you an easy to follow guide.  

New Hampshire Drivers License Name Change Information

As soon as you legally change your name, you will have to notify the DMV of this change in a period not exceeding ten (10) days. By doing this you will avoid any difficulties that you could encounter while driving or using your license in general. It is important to know that you need notify to the Social Security Administration about any changes, because you will be asked to fill a form with your Social Security Number and if it has to be up to date. To perform the update with the SSA, you will need to provide them the new information and the documentation that shows the your new name.

In Person


  1. Please download and complete the Record Change Request Form,
  2. Locate your nearest new hampshire dmv office.
  3. Make sure that you bring a Proof of Identity document when appearing at the DMV office to update your name with the driver license database.

Cost for New Hampshire Drivers License Name Change

For a duplicate drivers license the fee is $10. The duplicate will reflect your new name. 

Documents Required

Please the use following check list of documents and any other information that can be useful to change your Name in your Driver’s License. 

  • Marriage Certificate
  • Divorce Decree
  • Court Order
  • Your Social Security card
  • Your current driver’s license

After you show proof of the corresponding documents above (whichever applicable), the DMV will update their system and you can print your new name and stick it on the back of your drivers license ... It's that simple!

NOTE: You can bring copies of the documentation above.