General information on changing your gender marker or name
This Lambda Legal fact sheet answers questions about changing the gender marker or name on your identification.
Pop-Up Transgender ID Project
GLAD, Ropes & Gray, and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition provide a free legal service for New Englanders seeking help with updating their legal name and gender on federal and state documents. To sign up, complete the form on their website or call GLAD Answers at 1-800-455-GLAD.
Vermont birth certificates
Vermont Judiciary web page for changing your gender marker on a Vermont birth certificate.
Name change in Vermont
Vermont Judiciary web page for making a name change.
Guide to changing your name and gender marker
Vermont Commission on Women guide to changing your name and gender marker in Vermont.
Vermont driver's license
Corrected driver's license or permit form.
Social Security gender and name - TransEquality
Changing the gender marker on your Social Security account is an important step when updating your records. This is the National Center for Transgender Equality's fact sheet on this topic.
Gender change – Social Security Administration
Changing your gender on your Social Security records.
Name change - Social Security Administration
Changing your name on your Social Security records.
Gender change - Passport
U.S. Department of State’s web page for people who want to change their gender designation on their passport.
Name change – Passport
U.S. Department of State’s web page for people who want to change their name on their passport.
Did You Know? Oregon and Washington, D.C., allow non-binary gender driver licenses, and other states are considering doing so in the near future. At present one cannot get a passport with a non-binary gender marker in the United States, though the issue is the subject of a current lawsuit. Similarly, to our knowledge a person may not change the gender designation on any U.S. state birth certificate to represent a non-binary gender identity.