Name, date of birth or gender changes
You cannot change the UNSW record of your Formal Name, date of birth, gender or residency status via myUNSW.
Use this Correction or Change of Personal Details Request Form (PDF, 401 KB, 2 pages) to correct or change the UNSW record of your Formal Name, date of birth or gender.
You must attach documentary evidence to support your request.
Your supporting documentation must be in the form of a certified copy. For further information on certified documentation please see below.
If however, you are using Australian Government issued documentation to support your request you may only need to provide a copy of your documentation provided you grant consent for UNSW to verify the validity of your documents using the Document Verification Service (DVS). For further information on whether your documents can be verified via the DVS please see below.
All name change requests must reflect the name exactly as it appears on your supporting documentation.
Evidence can be:
- Marriage/Divorce Certificate
- Change of Name Certificate
- Birth Certificate
- A statement from a registered medical practitioner or a registered psychologist
Please refer to the Correction of Personal Details Request form for further information regarding acceptable documentary evidence.
Your request cannot be processed until certified documentary evidence is provided or where applicable your documents are verified via the Document Verification System (DVS).