Name change letter – Example 6

Acknowledgement by the person recorded as the father on a birth certificate that he is not the biological father

The following letter is an example of what we require from the person recorded on a child’s birth certificate as the father (i.e. the legal father) acknowledging he is not the biological father.
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If more than one child’s name is being changed, please provide a separate letter for each child.

Letter 6 Template

[Your home address]

[Your daytime telephone number]


To whom it may concern.

Dear Sirs,

I, the undersigned, being the person recorded as the father on the birth certificate of  [insert child’s current full name here], who was born on [date of birth], hereby acknowledge that I believe I am not the biological father.

Yours faithfully,

[Signature] [Your full name]

Fully completed example of Letter 6

Name Change Consent

Where to send your signed letter of consent

Please send your signed letter of consent to us using one of the following methods:
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1.  Fax to 0333 444 8486 (+44 333 444 8486 from overseas).
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2.  Scan your signed letter and email to
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3.  Post to either of the addresses below.
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Please note, if you are paying by cheque or postal order, or claiming a fee reduction for receiving a qualifying benefit, we suggest you do not fax or email your letter but enclose it with your payment and/or benefit evidence.

Freepost address
(if posting in the UK)

Using our Freepost address costs nothing but it takes about 3 working days to reach us. If you want your letter to arrive sooner, or if you are overseas, use the address below

Name Change By Post

Full postal address

Use this address if you want your letter to arrive sooner or if you are posting from overseas. Don’t forget to affix the correct postage

Apply For Name Change By Post