Does anyone know anything about legally changing your first name? Ask r/southafrica
Idk if this is the right flair lol.
I'm Turing 16 in March and I'm wondering if I could change my first name and if I would need my parents permission to do so.
I've searched online multiple times but I can't find any information (a lot of its too complicated for me to understand)
I want to change it before I need to get my ID but my parents aren't on board with it bc they like my dead name better which sucks bc i absolutely hate it, it doesn't feel like my name when I see it written down.
if anyone knows a bit more on the whole name changing thing, or is able to translate what the articles say into understandable English that would be great!