You are a newlywed - congratulations! Now comes the time to change your name, and make everything official and legal! Here is a checklist of places where your name will need to be changed.
Social Security Number
Service Ontario - Driver’s License, Car Title and Registration
Canada Revenue Agency
Citizen Card or Permanent Resident Card
Work and Employment
Banking and Finance
Bank Accounts (at all applicable banks)
Investments (sharing holding and investment accounts)
Retirement Savings Plan
Credit Cards and Store Cards
Property Titles, Deeds, or Trusts
Loans - Auto, School, or Personal
Update your Will and advise your Attorney of this change
Homeowner’s or Renters Insurance
Utilities (gas, water, power, electric)
Homeowners Association or Management Agency
Phones - Personal and Landline
Veterinarian/ Micro-Chip Company
Memberships - Gym, etc.
Loyalty Reward Programs - Airmiles, etc.
Road Toll Accounts
Church or Religious Organizations
Online (Ebay, PayPal, etc.)
Once again, congratulations on becoming a newly married couple! We hope this list helps as you start the Name Change Process. It does take a lot of time, and some may have other places to contact, but we hope this can lead you in the right direction!