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texas drivers license name change - TX

Do you need to change the name on your license? Process your Texas Drivers license name change now and avoid going to the DPS. There is only one way in which to change the name on your license in Texas. You must go in person to any driver license office. If you wish, you can sign up with our site and download your drivers license name change checklist. We’ll supply you with all of the necessary forms, rules, and steps. Please click below to get started with your Texas license name change.

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Texas Drivers License Name Change Information

Texas law requires you to update your driver’s license name with the DPS, within thirty (30) days of acquiring your new name. The only way to process the name change is to go in person to your closest DPS office.

In Person


  1. Locate and visit any driver license office.
  2. Be prepared to pay for the $11.00 COST of the name change.
  3. Bring your Proof of Name Change documents (see below).

Documents Required

When going in person to your nearest DPS office, please have one of the following documents with you.

  • Marriage License.
  • Divorce Decree.
  • Amended Birth Certificate
  • Court Order (must be certified).


  • If you are not changing your name due to a marriage, death of spouse, or divorce, then you must present either an amended birth certificate OR a court order (certified).
  • If your marriage license OR divorce decree is from another country, and is not written in English, then it must be certifiably translated to English.
  • Texas will not accept licenses from same sex marriages.


For your complete list and to get all your Texas DPS forms and instructions, please click below to get started.

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