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    My official name (on my passport etc) is Sarah, however everyone calls me Sally and that is what's my GCSE certificates. The name Sally is only sometimes accepted in place of Sarah, so I'm thinking it would be easier have all my certificates under the name Sarah.
    Is there any way that I can change my name on the GCSE certificates to Sarah? It was AQA and I took them last year.
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    (Original post by sallyalice234)
    My official name (on my passport etc) is Sarah, however everyone calls me Sally and that is what's my GCSE certificates. The name Sally is only sometimes accepted in place of Sarah, so I'm thinking it would be easier have all my certificates under the name Sarah.
    Is there any way that I can change my name on the GCSE certificates to Sarah? It was AQA and I took them last year.
    Thank You
    http://www.aqa.org.uk/help-and-contacts/past-results

    Amendment to personal details on original certificate
    Use when: Your personal information (eg name or date of birth) is incorrect on your certificate.
    Send us: Your original certificate - please return it to us with a covering letter specifying the amendments needed and a copy of your birth certificate.
    Price: £37 per application (non-refundable)
    So yes - because the information is incorrect it is possible to get it changed but it will cost you some money.

    Make sure you speak to your exams officers to stop this happening again.

    When you apply through UCAS you can enter a "Preferred first name" which should then feed through to your unis (and might help avoid similar confusion in future).
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    Why didn't your school get them in your correct name? We have several students who use different first names but all their certificates are in their 'official' names ...

    Make sure your school gets it right in future as this 'mistake' will be expensive.
 
 
 
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