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Identity Document Change Information

Transgender Law Center Publication How-To Guide

Step 1 Court Order Name and Gender Change

Courthouse Address for Forms:
Superior Court of California
Central Justice Center
700 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Civil Division - 1st Floor, Room D 100
Self-Help Center - 1st Floor, Room G-100
(657) 622-6878

Blank Forms Needed:

Cover Sheet-
NC 110-
NC 200-
NC 210-
        Plus Letter from Treating Physician (see Sample below)
NC 220-
NC 230-

Sample Doctor Letter for Social Security, Court Order Gender Change and Passport Gender Marker
Sample Physician's Letter
Provided by U.S. State Department in support of Passport Gender Marker Change (7 Fam 1320 Appendix M Exhibit B)

Attending Physician's Letterhead

(Physician's Address and Telephone Number)

I, (physician's full name), (physician's medical license or certificate number), (issuing State of medical license/certificate), (DEA Registration number), am the attending physician of (name of patient), with whom I have a doctor/patient relationship. (The letter must indicate that the physician is either an internist, endocrinologist, gynecologist, urologist or psychiatrist.)

(Name of patient) has had appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition to the new gender (specify new gender male or female).


(Name of patient) is in the process of gender transition to the new gender (specify new gender male or female).

I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct.

Signature of Physician

Typed Name of Physician