Frequently Asked Questions

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Question:

What do I need to do if I get married or divorced and my name changes?

Answer:

To process a name change, please log into the NCBDN Gateway.

You will need to have the following available to upload:

1. A digital copy of your marriage certificate (or divorce papers). Alternately, you may also submit a digital copy of your current Driver’s License or Passport.

Please note, the NCBDN has moved to an entirely electronic process, thus you will have the ability to print your updated card or certificate online, from the NCBDN licensee Gateway, once you receive a confirmation email indicating that the request has been processed and approved.

NOTE: The NCBDN database is not “linked” with the CDR’s database. Thus, you must change your name with each entity separately.

Please contact the Board office if you have any questions regarding this process, 919-388-1931 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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