Resources for Changing Your Documents

Resources for Changing Your Documents

These organizations and websites can offer guidance to transgender people needing to change their gender markers or names on identity documents.

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

Lambda Legal has compiled a state-by-state directory of birth certificate guidelines: www.lambdalegal.org/publications/sources-of-authority-to-amend

DRIVER’S LICENSES

The National Center for Transgender Equality offers this guide to rules on changing your gender marker or your name on a driver’s licenses: www.transequality.org/Resources/DL/DL_policies.html

FEDERAL LAW

Another resource from the National Center for Transgender Equality: www.transequality.org/Resources/NCTE_Blueprint_for_Equality2012_ID_Documents.pdf

NAME CHANGES AND OTHER STATE-SPECIFIC ASSISTANCE:

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