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Changes to identifying details on record

  • DESCRIPTION: The process by which students can change the personal details that appear on their records.

Application procedure


The interested party or the authorized person on presentation of the necessary identification.


Secretary's Office of Faculty or School/Campus Secretariat where the course is taught.


  • As soon as students detect any mistakes in the identifying details on their records.

  • If students can demonstrate that they need the details from another document to show on their records.


Students must present the following documentation:


Application for this procedure has no cost (see, if necessary, the resolution fees).


  • The document which must appear on the record is:

    • Identity card: Spanish students

    • Passport (preferred): foreign students

  • Foreign students must use their Spanish resident's card numbers if they are required to make any payments. (In all cases, one the fees for the issuance of the certificate have been paid, the Secretary's Office will use the passport number for the certificate and the European Supplement.)


Resolution of the application


Head of the Secretariat.


When the application is made, or at the most during the following five working days.


  • Once the application has been considered, the new details will be added to the system and the erroneous details will be removed.

  • In cases where students request amendments to spelling mistakes in their names, the new versions of their names will be those that appear on their identity documents.

  • Students will be given a form detailing the consequences of changing their identifying details and the actions they must take to mitigate these.




  • If any differences are observed between the personal details entered into the record during automatic processes and those that appear on the official identity document, the Secretary's Office of the Faculty/School will make the necessary changes and inform the student.

  • If the student has a record at more than one Faculty/School, the Secretary's Offices will inform each other of the changes made.