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How to get a name change in Washington State

In Washington State, if you are eighteen or older, you can choose and use any name you wish, as long as you are not trying to defraud (cheat) someone. This describes the process. #3400EN

LGBTQIA Student Rights in Public Schools (Comic)

This short comic helps students understand what their civil and free speech rights are related to LGBTQIA2S+ identities at public schools in Washington state. This comic is available in both English and Spanish.

Your rights under the Gender Affirming Treatment Act

Read this to understand a new law in Washington that protects against health insurance discrimination based on gender identity and related medical conditions. #8504EN

Change your gender designation: Driver licenses and ID cards

Instructions and forms for changing gender marker on a driver's license or ID card in Washington state.

Gender Marker Change: Birth Certificate

Instructions and forms for changing gender marker on a birth certificate. Publication #8913EN.

Gender Marker Change: Immigration Documents

Instructions and forms for changing gender marker on immigration documents. #8915EN.

Gender Marker Change: Passport

Instructions and forms for how to change gender marker on a passport. Publication #8914EN.

Gender Marker Change: Social Security Card

Instructions and forms for changing the gender marker on your social security card. Publication #8911EN.

Gender Marker Changes: Social Security, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Passport, and Immigration Documents

Instructions and forms for how to change gender on important documents. Packet #8910EN.

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