An official website of the State of Georgia.
How you know
The .gov means it’s official.
Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Still not sure?
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
Personal records, such as birth certificates and marriage licenses, can prove your identity.
Vital records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce records.
You can apply for a marriage license from your county probate court.
To legally change your name, you must submit a petition to your local Superior Court.
You can apply for a U.S. passport by mail or in person.
A person can use a will to legally declare how their property should be divided and distributed when they die.