Generally to get a court order changing your gender only without a name change follow these steps. 1 download the petition for change of sex and fill it out with the proper information including the desired sex marker.
This section shows you how to ask for a court order recognizing a change of gender both in cases where you also want to change your name or when you only want recognition of a change of gender.
How to get a court order for gender change. Fill out your court forms petition for change of gender and issuance of new birth certificate form nc 300 setting. Please note the judge will complete the lower. You can find ca s court forms online here.
Once approved the court order will be mailed to the address you listed on your forms. A doctor s letter and or a court ordered gender change but historically has been difficult to. A court ordered gender change will allow you to legally change the sex marker on your drivers license and passport.
Going into a courtroom for a court ordered gender change can be a daunting task but it can be done and once it s done it s done. If you want a court order for a name change only even if you are also changing your gender go to our name change section and follow the directions for change of name to conform to your gender identity. Correction affidavit signed by the applicant.
Check or money order for the applicable fees 27 for one amended certificate additional copies are 5 each one of the following items as documentation of. Copy of your photo id. You can begin changing the gender on your drivers license and passport once you ve received a copy of the court order for your gender change.
In addition you should also fill out an order for change of sex. To apply for an updated birth certificate an applicant must submit. Have your doctor fill out an affidavit telling the court that you have.
How to apply for a court order for gender change in va. Yes with a court order indicating the sex of an individual born in this state has been changed by surgical procedure but it may be possible to receive a court order without. You do not need to attend a court hearing.
In california no physician letter is required to change either your name or gender marker. The gender category options are now male female or non binary. File the required court forms with the superior court of the county in which you live.