Riyadh: Saudi authorities have allowed women over the age of 18 to change their names without a guardian.
According to a report by a foreign news agency, the Gulf state of Saudi Arabia has allowed women to change their name without a guardian under Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030, However, the Department of Civil Affairs says the facility will only be available to women over the age of 18.
According to the Department of Civil Affairs, in the past, the process of changing the name on the identity card was very long, which has now been shortened.
He said that if anyone wanted to remove or add ‘al’ or ‘bin’ from his name, he would have to submit a family permit.
The spokesman told the Arab media that in order to change the name for the second time, the process required by the organization must be completed, in which the authoritative reason for the change must also be given.