You said your vows, had one of the best days of your life and now you get to relax with no more wedding planning… not quite yet! After saying “I Do”, medical there are a few more items you need to attend to before you’re out of the wedding free zone. One big to-do item is deciding if you’re changing your last name. If so, there are proper steps you must take in order to make your name change official.
Step 1: Fill-In a Name Change Form SS-5- Click here for information and the form.
Step 2: Bring All Required Documents to Social Security Office – Don’t forget to bring your ORIGINAL marriage certificate, Driver’s License and Birth Cerficiate to the closest Social Security office.
Step 3: Wait for your new Social Security card- The card will be mailed to you with your previous SSN, however, your new name will be displayed on the card.