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If you are attempting to correct an error on your birth certificate (e.g., a typo or misspelling), you can apply for a birth certificate amendment with Texas Vital Statistics. But for something more substantial like changing your first or last names, you will likely need to petition for a name change in the courts. TexasLawHelp.org provides instructions and forms for changing the name of an adult. For more information, check out our research guide on name changes.