Changes to registered details: change of an individual's name – notification form

Page last updated: 23 November 2023
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You must send your notification by email or submit it online

When and how to tell us if a registered individual has changed their name.

How to notify us

If you have an account with the CQC Provider Portal, you can send us your notification online.

Notify us online

If you do not have access to the Provider Portal, you can notify us using this this form. You only need to fill in sections 1 and 4, then email it to

When you need to tell us about your change of name

If you are a:

  • partner in a partnership
  • registered manager
  • registered individual
  • nominated individual

you must notify us if you change your name.

You must submit proof of identity and evidence of your change of name when you submit your notification. Suitable documents are one of the following:

  • marriage or civil partnership certificate
  • decree absolute
  • deed poll

Once you have notified us about the change you would like to make, you must apply to change your registration.

Statement of purpose: If this change affects what is in your statement of purpose you will need to amend that too. Find out how to change your statement of purpose.