Report a name change to DUA

If you have legally changed your name, you must report that change to the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA).
Once you have changed your name with the Social Security Administration and received your new Social Security card, you must report your name change to DUA as soon as possible.

Department of Unemployment Assistance

Phone

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

To request weekly benefits, daily 6 a.m.–10 p.m.

To check your claim or benefit payment status

The Details of Report a name change to DUA

What you need for Report a name change to DUA

Before you can report your name change to the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA), you must first change your name with the Social Security Administration.

After you receive your new Social Security card, you should report your name change to DUA. You will need the following:

  • A copy of your new Social Security card
  • Legal documentation of your name change (i.e. court document, marriage license)

How to report Report a name change to DUA

Schedule a callback to speak to a DUA representative about providing required documentation for reporting your name change.

Contact for Report a name change to DUA

Address
Boston Walk-In Center
Charles F. Hurley Building, 19 Staniford St., Boston, MA 02114
Phone

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

To request weekly benefits, daily 6 a.m.–10 p.m.

To check your claim or benefit payment status

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