Below are resources in the Northern Mariana Islands for our community, part of this site’s American resources by state. See also major US-based trans websites and national advocacy groups.
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) has allowed transgender people to make changes to their names and gender since 2007.
Name and gender change
“Vital Statistics Act of 2006”. Public Law No. 15-50 of 2006 (PDF)
(c) Upon receipt of a certified copy of an order of the CNMI Superior
Court changing the name of a person born in the CNMI and upon request of such person or his or her parents, guardian, or legal representative, the Registrar shall amend the certificate of birth of such individual to show the new name.
(d) Upon receipt of a certified copy of an order of the CNMI Superior
Court indicating the sex of an individual born in the CNMI has been changed by surgical procedure and whether such individual’s name has been changed, the certificate of birth of such individual shall be amended as prescribed by regulation.
Pride Marianas (facebook.com)
- Celebrating the rich diversity of LGBT individuals in the CNMI and promoting awareness and understanding of LGBT issues.
Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation – CHCC (chcc.gov.mp)
CNMI Law Revision Commission (cnmilaw.org)
- The full record of CNMI laws and regulations
Judiciary of the Northern Mariana Islands (justice.gov.mp)
CNMI Bar Association (cnmibar.net)
- They can help you find a lawyer if you need one.