ID Please: Quick Guide to Changing Federal Identity Documents

new-id-plsThis is the quick-guide version of our comprehensive resource, ID Please: A Guide to Changing California & Federal Identity Documents to Match Your Gender Identity.

This quick guide includes the information you need for changing records with the Social Security Administration, passports, consular report of birth abroad, and documents issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

To learn more about what the 2016 U.S. Presidential election might mean for your access to legal name and gender changes, please visit here.

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