From this page, you can access example letters of consent, which we need to receive before we can post your child’s Deed Poll documentation to you.
If you haven’t already done so, please read our article about changing a child’s name, which explains the meaning of parental responsibility and allows you to establish whether you have sole or joint parental responsibility for your child. Click here (opens new window) to view the article.
Where to send your signed letter of consent
Please send your signed letter of consent to us using one of the following methods:
1. Fax to 0333 444 8486 (+44 333 444 8486 from overseas).
2. Scan your signed letter and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Post to either of the addresses below.
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.