Choice of a child's surname by father and mother

Verified 02 March 2022 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of Justice

You wonder what surname can you choose for your child? This page indicates the rules to know for the choice of the surname and how to do the procedure. The rules are different for the 1er child of the following couple or children.

What applies to you ?

Is one of the parents a foreigner?
Are the parents married?

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