Minor Name Change Forms

This page will help you learn about Name Change rules & laws in Colorado, case filing, form and fee requirements, common legal terms & frequently asked questions. Reviewing all these sections will assist you with processing a name change.

Please read the instructions below (JDF 420), before completing any forms. The instructions provide a step-by-step approach to assist you with completing the necessary forms. All forms are available in WORD, WORD - Template or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. The forms in PDF or WORD template can be completed online & then printed.

Below are links to information for obtaining a background check from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as well as the fees charged for obtaining that information. The fees charged by these agencies are set by the agency and may change without notice to this office.

CBI - Criminal History Record Information Fees

FBI - Identification Record Request/Criminal Background Check


We are in the process of translating many of our forms in Spanish. You may find that some Instructions and Forms, for example Adoption, Adult and Minor Name Change, etc., are not translated at this time. All forms must be completed in English pursuant to Colorado law, see §13-1-120, C.R.S.
Sections with Spanish Forms
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Instructions: Revision
JDF 420 Instructions for filing a Change of Name - Minor     Word Version of JDF 420 PDF Version of JDF 420 R12/13
Form #: Form Name: Revision
JDF 421 Petition for Change of Name of Minor Child     Word Version of JDF 421 PDF Version of JDF 421 R07/12
JDF 422 Notice to Non-Custodial Parent   Word Template Version of JDF 422 Word Version of JDF 422 PDF Version of JDF 422 R07/11
JDF 423 Consent of Non-Custodial Parent   Word Template Version of JDF 423 Word Version of JDF 423 PDF Version of JDF 423 R04/07
JDF 424 Request to Publish Notice to Non-Custodial Parent of Change of Minor’s Name and Publication Order   Word Template Version of JDF 424 Word Version of JDF 424 PDF Version of JDF 424 R11/07
JDF 425 Notice to Non-Custodial Parent by Publication   Word Template Version of JDF 425 Word Version of JDF 425 PDF Version of JDF 425 R07/11
JDF 426 Order for Publication for Change of Name     Word Version of JDF 426 PDF Version of JDF 426 R07/11
JDF 427 Public Notice of Petition for Change of Name (Minor/Adult)     Word Version of JDF 427 PDF Version of JDF 427 R07/11
JDF 448 Final Decree for Change of Name     Word Version of JDF 448 PDF Version of JDF 448 R07/11
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