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Change your first name(s), surname and gender

Last modified on 13-01-2022
The UvA keeps a record of your personal details as sent by the BRP. You can change your first name(s), surname and gender details via your local municipality.
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What is your study programme?

Changes to official first name(s), surname or gender are automatically recorded in StudielinkExternal link and SISExternal link once the details have been changed in the Personal Records Database (BRP). 

This means that to change your official first name(s), surname or gender details you will usually need to make an appointment with your local municipalityExternal link.

Check whether you can change your information yourself

Log in on StudielinkExternal link and go to the tab ‘Details’ to see the verification status of your information:

  • Personal details not verified (checked):
    You can change your personal details yourself via Studielink. Change the incorrect personal details.
  • Personal details verified (checked) by the BRP:
    To change your personal details, make an appointment with the local municipalityExternal link. The change is sent to Studielink automatically from the Personal Records Database (BRP).
  • Personal details verified (checked) by the UvA:
    Submit the changes via Studielink. If you are unable to do this, please contact us via this form to change your personal detailsExternal link.

No Studielink account?

If you do not have a Studielink account, please use this form to change your personal detailsExternal link.

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Central Student Service Desk (CSSD)

Do you have general questions about studying at the UvA, for instance, about your enrolment or tuition fee? Contact the CSSD. Want to request a document or have it signed? Fill in our contact form. 

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