If you know your preferred gender identity before you are 15 years and 9 months old, you can apply for a provisional driving licence using the gender you feel most comfortable with.
How do I change my gender on my provisional licence/driving licence?
If you already have a provisional licence or full licence and want to change your gender to your preferred gender identity, you will need to get a form from your post office.
You will then need to provide several documents, including a doctor’s letter stating your change of gender.
How do I change my gender on my passport?
If you are 16 or older;
This will depend on which country has issued your passport. For more information and advice speak to a legal advisor confidentially on 0808 8085678, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at REE Live Chat.
If you are under 16;
Someone with parental responsibility must apply for the passport on your behalf. You will probably need to produce a letter from your doctor stating that you intend to legally change your gender permanently.
How do I get my acquired gender recognised legally?
It can take a long time to get a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) but this certificate ensures that a transgender person can apply for jobs and medical treatment, without having to disclose their transgender status. In Northern Ireland an individual cannot apply for a GRC if they are married, or in a civil partnership.
For more information on how to apply for a GRC, click on the link below:
What age can I get my acquired gender legally recognised?
If you are over 18 years old and have lived in your acquired gender for more than two years, you can apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC). You can also apply for a GRC if you have changed gender in certain countries outside the UK.
For more information on how to apply for a Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) click on the link below