Legal Requirements: Name change must be done with Social Security first. It will take 24 hours for changes at Social Security to become effective for the DMV to process your transaction.
Legal Requirements: License holders are required by law to notify the DMV within ten days of any change in address.
Applicants requesting a change of the gender designation on their driver's license or identification card from that showing on their identity proof documents must:
Name changes related to gender are completed via submission of appropriate court documents and also must be reflected on the Social Security card. Please refer to the RI DMV Document Checklist - License and ID Cards.