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67 Pa. Code § 85.1. Actual name.

§ 85.1. Actual name.

 ‘‘Actual name,’’ as used in 75 Pa.C.S. §  1103(a) (relating to application for certificate of title, contents of) and §  1510(a) and (b) (relating to issuance and content of driver’s license, general rule and identification card), shall mean:

   (1)  The name assigned to a person at birth.

   (2)  In the case of a married person, the surname shall be the surname assigned to the person at birth, the surname of the other spouse or a hyphenated combination of both their surnames, whichever the person elects.

   (3)  In the case of a person whose name had been changed by judicial action, the name appearing in the court order.

   (4)  In the case of a person who uses a name other than that which would be determined by one of the methods referred to in paragraphs (1)—(3), the name by which such person is and has been known as demonstrated by a Social Security card or record together with documents from at least two of the following categories:

     (i)   Tax records.

     (ii)   Selective Service card or records.

     (iii)   Voter registration card or records.

     (iv)   Passport.

     (v)   Any form of identification issued by a governmental agency which contains a photograph of the bearer.

     (vi)   Baptismal certificate.

     (vii)   Banking records.

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