The main agencies name-changers need to notify are social security, passport and driver’s licenses. Women who marry but do not take their new husband’s name do not need to change any documents. The same applies for divorcing women who will keep their married last name. Changing Names with Social Security Everyone has a social security card. To make sure their wage earnings are properly credited to them, people need to inform the Social Security Administration of the new names they’re using. Social Security requires proof of the name change; this can be a marriage certificate, divorce order or court order. […]