Legal Name Change Service in Venezuela - Step-by-Step Guidance

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What is it?

Our name change service in Venezuela assists individuals in legally changing their names or surnames. Whether for personal, marital, or other reasons, our comprehensive service guides you through every legal step required to make an official name change recognized by Venezuelan authorities.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for Venezuelan residents who wish to legally change their names due to marriage, personal preference, cultural reasons, or errors in official documents. It is also suitable for those who want a fresh start or to correct inconsistencies in their legal identification.


  1. Consult with our legal team to discuss your name change request.
  2. Gather all necessary documentation (see below for details).
  3. Submit a formal name change petition to the appropriate civil registry office.
  4. Attend a mandatory legal hearing if required.
  5. Receive your new official documents reflecting the name change.

Required documents

  • Birth certificate: Obtainable from the local civil registry.
  • Identification card (Cédula de Identidad): Obtainable at the SAIME office.
  • Proof of residence: Utility bills or rental contracts.
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable): Obtainable from the civil registry.
  • Any previous name change documents (if applicable): Official records from the civil registry.

Providers that can do it for you

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Additional details

  • Ensure that all documents are current and free of any discrepancies.
  • Name changes for minors require parental consent and additional legal steps.
  • Processing times can vary; expect up to several months depending on case complexity.
  • Legal fees and service charges apply; consult with our team for a detailed breakdown.


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