TN 1 (02-10)
Accept as evidence of a legal name change a US issued:
divorce or annulment decree
order of dissolution of a civil union or domestic partnership
Evaluate all foreign divorce or annulment decrees under the guidelines on reviewing
SSN and foreign evidence.
Have a foreign divorce or annulment decree translated, if necessary. See GN00301.340
to determine who is an authorized translator for SSA purposes.
Accept a foreign divorce or annulment decree that meets the SSN and foreign evidence
NOTE: If GN 00307.000 is silent regarding the country where the name change document was issued, assume
the document is acceptable.
GN 00307.000, Foreign Evidence
RM 10210.200, General Information on Reviewing and Verifying Evidence for an SSN Card
RM 10212.065, Evidence Required to Process a Name Change on the SSN based on Divorce, Dissolution,