Oklahoma Name Change
What forms are required for an Oklahoma name change?
The State of Oklahoma does not have a specific name change form. You must write your own petition to change the name, use a form prepared by a commercial service, or have an attorney write one for you. Click on the following link and search the Oklahoma Statutes: Oklahoma Statutes- Title 12, Section 1631-35
Where do I file the forms for a name change in Oklahoma?
The completed forms must be filed with the district court clerk of the county where you currently live.
Do I need to notarize the forms?
Is there a filing fee for a name change in Oklahoma?
Yes. Check with the clerk of the court to determine the cost. A fee waiver may generally be obtained with a showing of sufficient hardship.
Do I need to schedule a court hearing?
Yes. The clerk should schedule a hearing for you when you file you petition.
Do I need to publish something in a local newspaper?
Yes. Notice must be published in a local newspaper at least once and at least ten days prior to the hearing date.