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Due to the July, 2023 legislative changes and current pending litigation, Kansas courts and administrative agencies are not currently allowing gender marker changes on state-issued documents or identification. 

 

The information on the pages below references previous gender marker change processes in Kansas, and will be updated based upon the outcome of current court cases regarding this issue.

 

Find what you need to know about changing a gender marker on your social security card.

 

Learn how to legally change your name.

 

Go to Topic: Name Change for other issues about name changing.
Guide to Making Changes with the SSA This guide will you help understand how to change your name and gender marker with the Social Security Administration.   To change the name on your drivers license or state-issued ID, you will first have to obtain a name change order from a court. You can learn more about that process here.
Due to July 2023 legislative changes and current pending litigation, Kansas courts and administrative agencies are not currently allowing gender marker changes on state-issued documents or identification.  The information on this page references previous gender marker change processes in Kansas, and will be updated based upon the outcome of current court cases regarding this issue. Drivers License Guide This guide will help you understand how to correct the name and gender marker on a Kansas drivers license or state-issued ID. 
NOTE: Due to July 2023 legislative changes and current pending litigation, Kansas courts and administrative agencies are not currently allowing gender marker changes on state-issued documents or identification.  The information on this page references previous gender marker change processes in Kansas, and will be updated based upon the outcome of current court cases regarding this issue.

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