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Are you allowed to change your signature just suddenly.

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Are you allowed to change your signature just suddenly.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

Yes, you may change your signature whenever you want to but it should match your official documents such as passport, driving licence, bank accounts etc so that you will not have a problem proving that you are indeed who you say you are.

Hope this helps
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Currently the changed singnuatre doesn't match official documents because passport is not due for renewal. Would get in trouble for this
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
No, you would not get in trouble for this but you may have a hard time explaining why it does not match your passport signature.

One option is to apply for a new passport with your new signature, this is allowed.

All the best
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Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
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Your signature on your passport is not a major issue
Since passports last 10 years it is accepted that your signature may well change over that period
The major issue is your Bank account so you need to go into your bank with evidence of your identity and sign further documentation there so that they can identify that signature
When you eventually ha e to change your passport you should send a cover letter confirming that you signature has changed.
This is on the basis that the change is just in the signature - not your name
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for your crystal clear response to my questions