Entry #10094: Right to change legal gender in New Zealand

Current Version

RegionNew Zealand
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, surgery not required
Start DateFeb 11, 2020
End DateJun 14, 2023
DescriptionLaw was changed to allow trans people to apply through the Family Court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Currently through the Family Court, you are required to provide 'supporting evidence' of some form of medical treatment, which does not have to be surgery but may be.
Sourceshttps://www.govt.nz/browse/passports-citizenship-and-identity/changing-your-gender/change-the-registered-sex-on-your-birth-certificate/ https://www.dia.govt.nz/bdmreview---recognising-gender-on-birth-certificates


Revision History (3)

Revision by Carolina2k22. Added new law that goes into effect 15 June 2023, consequential amendment to this

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End Date(NONE)Jun 14, 2023
NoteLaw was changed to allow trans people to apply through the Family Court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Currently through the Family Court, you are required to provide 'supporting evidence' of some form of medical treatment, which does not have to be surgery but can be. Gender self-identification is due to become available on 15 June 2023, according to the New Zealand Government website.Law was changed to allow trans people to apply through the Family Court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Currently through the Family Court, you are required to provide 'supporting evidence' of some form of medical treatment, which does not have to be surgery but may be.
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Law was changed to allow trans people to apply through the Family Court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Currently through the Family Court, you are required to provide 'supporting evidence' of some form of medical treatment, which does not have to be surgery but can be. Gender self-identification is due to become available on 15 June 2023, according to the New Zealand Government website. may be.

Revision by Carolina2k22

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NoteLaw was changed to allow trans people to apply through the family court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Gender self-identification is due to become available in "mid-2023", according to the Department of Internal Affairs.Law was changed to allow trans people to apply through the Family Court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Currently through the Family Court, you are required to provide 'supporting evidence' of some form of medical treatment, which does not have to be surgery but can be. Gender self-identification is due to become available on 15 June 2023, according to the New Zealand Government website.
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Law was changed to allow trans people to apply through the family court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Gender self-identification is due to become available in "mid-2023", according to the Department of Internal Affairs. Family Court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Currently through the Family Court, you are required to provide 'supporting evidence' of some form of medical treatment, which does not have to be surgery but can be. Gender self-identification is due to become available on 15 June 2023, according to the New Zealand Government website.

Revision by Carolina2k22

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NoteLaw was changed to allow trans people to apply through the family court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995.Law was changed to allow trans people to apply through the family court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Gender self-identification is due to become available in "mid-2023", according to the Department of Internal Affairs.
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Law was changed to allow trans people to apply through the family court under section 28 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationship Registration Act 1995. Gender self-identification is due to become available in "mid-2023", according to the Department of Internal Affairs.
Sourceshttps://www.govt.nz/browse/passports-citizenship-and-identity/changing-your-gender/change-the-registered-sex-on-your-birth-certificate/https://www.govt.nz/browse/passports-citizenship-and-identity/changing-your-gender/change-the-registered-sex-on-your-birth-certificate/
https://www.dia.govt.nz/bdmreview---recognising-gender-on-birth-certificates
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https://www.govt.nz/browse/passports-citizenship-and-identity/changing-your-gender/change-the-registered-sex-on-your-birth-certificate/ https://www.govt.nz/browse/passports-citizenship-and-identity/changing-your-gender/change-the-registered-sex-on-your-birth-certificate/ https://www.dia.govt.nz/bdmreview---recognising-gender-on-birth-certificates

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