Most people don’t know that Facebook keeps some name limits for Pages, Profiles, Groups, Friends, Events, etc.

Just like we can’t change Facebook profile name after 5 times, we cant change our profile username more than 1 time, we cant change a Facebook page name after 200 Likes, we cant change Facebook group name after reaching 250 members, we cant add more than 5000 friends to our Facebook profile, and it. Impossible to change the name of an event if it has more than 5,000 people invited.

These days, many people are keeping Facebook Account Names in Different stylish Fonts, But Facebook is Banning the Accounts using those types of stylish fonts, fake names.

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Steps to Change Your Name on Facebook After Limit

Also, make sure that your name can’t include:

  • Titles of any kind (ex: professional, religious, etc.)
  • Symbols, repeating characters or punctuation, unusual capitalization, and numbers
  • Words, phrases, or nicknames in the place of a middle name
  • Offensive or suggestive content of any kind
  • Characters from multiple languages

As per Facebook rules, the profile name you use should be your real name as it would be listed on your credit card, student ID, govt-issued proof, etc. So I personally suggest everyone keep your Facebook account of a real name without any fonts or special characters.

So if your profile name limit is exceeded and you want to change your Facebook profile name to your real name, click here.

How to Change Your Name on Facebook After Limit

Fill that form, and you have to upload your valid Government-issued Proof – photo ID like a Driver’s License or Passport, etc, and after your upload finishes, finally click the “Send” button.

Any One Proof will be enough in the list of below examples,

For Examples:

  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Green card, residence permit, or immigration papers
  • Personal or vehicle insurance card
  • Official name change paperwork
  • Non-driver’s government ID (ex. disability, SNAP, or national ID card)
  • Voter ID card

If you don’t have this, you can submit copies of any 2 other documents that together show your full name, birthday, and picture.
Choose Any Two Proofs will be needed in the list of below examples,

For Examples:

  • Credit card
  • Utility bill
  • School or work ID
  • Library card
  • Check
  • Bus card

For more information about the Submission of Proofs, check out by Clicking Here.

Before you submit any valid ID proof, try to have a real picture on your Facebook Account because this may help you get your name change fast as facebook staff will consider your Facebook account like a real account.

Before you submit your valid ID, Facebook staff verified it and changed your name within 4-5 days. So I suggest you take a clear picture of your proof by Scanning or capturing it from a good camera or mobile.


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