It is your responsibility to have your official documents changed to show your new name. You will need a certified copy of the court order changing your name for each agency. Get certified copies from the district clerk’s office in the county where your name was changed.
To change your social security card, take or mail a certified copy of the order changing your name to your local social security office. For more information, contact the U.S. Social Security Administration.
To change your driver’s license or state identification card, you must take a certified copy of the order changing your name to a Texas Department of Public Safety office. For more information, contact the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
To change your name on your voter registration card, notify your County Voter Registrar in writing. For more information, contact the Texas Secretary of State.
To change your name on your passport, notify the U.S. State Department.
You can also change your name on your birth certificate if you choose, but it is not required. If you wish to change your birth certificate, you will need to get an Application to Amend Certificate of Birth from the Texas Vital Statistics Unit.