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How to Change Your Identity

It is possible to change your identity legally under extreme circumstances and be a different person. There are many legal steps involved in this process. These steps are simple but to be followed strictly for complete legal identity change.

• Get the government to provide you with a new identity. This is only possible under certain circumstances, such as in the case of abuse or identity theft. Although you can change your name for almost any reason that isn’t fraudulent, you need to justify your reason for changing your Social Security number. Law enforcement agencies can provide you with the documented evidence you need to take to the Social Security Administration. Under these circumstances, you may be able to get a new Social Security number for no fee.

• Change your name. If you will settle for legally changing your name, this process is state specific, so find the form for your state online. After a legal name change, you must have your name changed on everything else, including your, credit cards, driver’s license and passport. Continue reading How to Change Your Identity