Ohio Name & Gender Change Documents
If you wish to change your name or gender marker on identity documents and other records, the following information will help guide you through the process.
Keep in mind that each person may have unique needs or goals that require a different approach, but the most common steps to name and gender change are below. This can be a daunting process, and we are happy to guide you through the name and gender change steps.
We encourage you to attend the Name & Gender Change Legal Clinic to discuss your specific situation and goals.
NAME & GENDER CHANGE GUIDE FOR OHIO RESIDENTS (ADULTS)
This guide provides an outline for adult Ohio residents who wish to change their name or gender marker on identity documents and other records. Name and Gender Change Guide (Adults) (February 2018)
Information about your county procedures are available below. Click to download.