REGISTRY OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES
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Change of surname following marriage annulment

Directorate of General Administration

Purpose: Change of surname after a marriage is annulled, reinstating the maiden name.

Description: After a ruling from the court dissolving a marriage, the applicant may request from the Civil Status Office, change of surname (reinstating the family name). The legal officer will decide on the name change and the same decision is recorded in the Civil Status Register.

Legal basis

Validity of procedure administrative: Permanent

Information requested

  • Name, surname (name of parent)
  • General information (address, personal number)

Anticipated time within which must be answered for procedure (days): 30

Documents requested

  • Birth Extract (Original)
  • Marriage Certificate (Original)
  • ID card (Copy)
  • Court ruling confirming the marriage has been dissolved (Original)
Free of charge

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