101 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON, M5S 0A1
P: 416-961-8800
Toll Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1-888-534-2222
F: 416-961-8822

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Remove Former Name

Price $25.00


You can request to have your former name removed if:


  • there are extenuating circumstances such as a threat to your personal safety, reasons of personal dignity, including gender identification or gender expression. If this applies to you, please provide a signed letter detailing the name(s) you would like withheld, the reasons why and your application/registration number. Additional supporting documentation may be required.

The Registrar has the authority to permit the deletion of a former name from the register, upon request by the member, provided the member has never taught under that name. To make the request, a member must provide all of the following:

  • a current criminal record check showing all names, including the name the member is requesting to have removed
  • a letter from current and previous employers verifying they have never taught under the name they want removed
  • a completed Request to Remove Former Name from Public Register and an affidavit from the member attesting that information in the form is the truth
  • a $25 fee.

101 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 0A1

Client Services:

Telephone: 416.961.8800

Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.888.534.2222


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Telephone: 437.880.3000

Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.833.966.5588


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