Identification and Official Documents
Up to date, step by step information for changing your name and gender marker on your identity documents and other records.
Tip: If you simply want identification with your chosen name and gender marker, the easiest way is to:
1. Change the name on your birth certificate
2. Use the updated birth certificate to get a passport with your chosen name and gender marker
This is because you can choose the gender marker on a passport, whereas changing the gender marker on a birth certificate is a more complicated process
- If you are a sex worker, New Zealand Prostitutes’ Collective may be able to assist you.
- If you are a youth in Wellington region, Naming New Zealand may be able to assist you.
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