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Change of last name


Has anyone requested for change of last name? I have received some info from Commune.
I am looking for practical advice like how the person started the procedure, the documents needed, format of application, attention points, do's/don'ts etc.

Thank you.


Your commune should be able to tell you everything that you need to know, not least because they have access to all the current rules on the subject.
Belgium doesn't allow name changes lightly, although I imagine that reverting to your family name of birth, adjusting your name so that it is more easily rendered in French or Dutch, splitting a single name into fore and family names, or dropping part of an hyphenated family name might be more acceptable than just a desire to change your family name.

Nov 5, 2018 14:09

As Becasse states above, your commune is the place to ask.

Nov 5, 2018 16:04