Changing your name - elections

Changing your name on the electoral register

If you have recently changed your name, and you need to update your name on the electoral register, please visit and complete an application with your new details.

Alternatively, you can complete a change of name form, but you will need to provide us with a copy of one of the following documents:

  • marriage or civil partnership certificate
  • overseas marriage or civil partnership certificate
  • amended birth certificate
  • deed poll

To request a change of name form, contact us at

Please return your completed form and copy of your proof of name change either:

  • as a scanned attachments in an email to Please ensure that the images are legible.
  • or by post to us at Electoral Services, London Borough of Hounslow, Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow TW3 3EB. 

If you do not have any of the documents listed above, please email for advice on what documents we will accept as proof of your change of name.

If you are registered to vote at an address outside of London Borough of Hounslow, please contact your local council's Electoral Services team to request a Change of Name application form.

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