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New Name, Who Dis?
Whether you’re taking your new spouse’s last name, hyphenating the two, or creating an all-new name with a combination of both, this momentous event calls for a celebration. We’re thinking some personalized goodies to show it off to the world. Keep reading for our favorite ways to celebrate your new name & how to change your last name after marriage!
Show It Off
Wear your heart on your sleeve and your new name on your back! These custom denim jackets are the perfect accessory to share your last name. The pearl & crystal details add an extra special touch to this closet staple.
Carry It With You
Does anyone else have an emotional support water bottle or a favorite bag that comes with you everywhere? Us too! What better way to let everyone know your new name by giving your go-to items an update. These personalized goodies make running earrings
Keep It Close to Home
Make your house a home together with these must-have personalized essentials. From aprons to charcuterie boards we love the idea of filling your newly-wed space with touches that show off your new last name.
Make It Official
Our favorite way to celebrate your new name is by making it official! Unfortunately, changing your name isn’t as simple as switching your Instagram handle. You’ll need to notify the Social Security Administration, the IRS, the DMV & plenty of other places. While this long list of items can seem daunting we know just the thing to make it easy. Enter HitchSwitch, your go-to for legally changing your name. They simplify the process by providing you with all the necessary forms and instructions on how to make it official (and not just to your followers).
HitchSwitch offers 3 different package options to help you with the process. While each package includes the same forms, you’ll get to pick the level of assistance you want. From gathering which forms you’ll need, showing you how to fill them out, and submitting applications you have the option to pick your level of service.
Select Your Package:
1. Platinum ($99.99): The HitchSwitch team will ship printed name change applications that have been auto-filled with your basic information, a set of corresponding instructions that will explain how to submit each application, and pre-paid envelopes for any steps that can be submitted through the mail. Platinum clients also receive a dedicated account manager and a free passport photo (which will be redeemed through our sister site “NewPassportPhoto.com”).
2. Full-Service Package ($69.99): The HitchSwitch team will ship printed name change applications that have been auto-filled with your basic information, a set of corresponding instructions that will explain how to submit each application, and pre-paid envelopes for any steps that can be submitted through the mail.
3. Print at Home ($39.99): Get immediate access to name change applications that have been auto-filled with your basic information and a set of corresponding instructions that will explain how to submit each application via an online dashboard.
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