Australian Electoral Commission

Change your name

Updated: 7 April 2014

If you change your name, you must update your enrolment with your new details or you could be removed from the electoral roll and you will be unable to vote.

You will need to provide evidence of your identity. You can use your driver's licence, Australian passport number or have someone who is enrolled confirm your identity.

If you are overseas or going overseas don't use this form to change your name. Please see information on going overseas.

*When you finish updating your details, don't forget to close your browser to protect your privacy.

Already changed your details online? Check the status using the receipt number provided.

Or to change your name

When updating your enrolment details you might also need to update your personal details with your state and territory road traffic authority.