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Document How do I change my personal details on my Maternity Exemption (MATEX) certificate to match my NHS prescriptions?

If you have had a change of name, please return your certificate with a covering letter and one of the following:
  • A copy of your marriage certificate
  • A copy of your civil partnership certificate
  • A copy of your deed poll
  • A copy of your Decree Absolute
You can email your evidence to us  at but your certificate needs to be returned to the following address:


NHS Business Services Authority
Maternity Exemption Certificates
Bridge House
152 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

If you have a digital certificate, you don’t have to return the certificate to us but we’ll still need you to send us evidence of your name change.

If you’ve moved or your certificate was issued with an incorrect name initially, please contact our Maternity Exemption (MATEX) certificate department directly.
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