Use this form to change your legal name on your University of Waterloo student record, including the addition or removal of a middle name(s). To change your chosen/preferred first name, visit WatIAM.
You must provide a suitable legal document such as one of the examples listed below, or provide an official statutory declaration form that justifies your change of name. Note: Removal of a middle name(s) does not require documentation or a statutory declaration.
Examples of suitable legal documents:
- marriage certificate
- divorce decree (last name only)
- adoption papers
- birth certificate
- change of name certificate
- driver's licence
- valid passport