Frequently asked questions
How is the name and sex change registered with the gender identity law?
To do this, you must go to a civil registry office and ask for an hour to complete the procedure. There are some requirements to meet, which you can check on the Civil Registry page: https://www.registrocivil.cl/principal/canal-tramites/precios-1
At what age can I change my name and sex with the Gender Identity Act?
Persons from the age of 14 may be brought before a family court with at least one legal guardian. Persons from the age of 18 can go directly to the Civil Registry. More information on Processing cases in family courts:http://secretariadegenero.pjud.cl/index.php/noticias/115-en-palabras-simples-protocolo-de-atencion-en-causas-de-ley-de-identidad-de-genero-del-segundo-juzgado-de-familia-de-santiago
How is the name and sex change performed for non-binary people?
Non-binary persons must complete the process by means of the name change law Nº 17.344. A lawyer is needed and is brought before a civil court. For more information on this procedure send your case to: [email protected]