In order to update the name on an Alabama ID, the applicant must first change their name with the Social Security Administration and then submit the court order for name change to a Driver License Office. The Alabama Department of Public Safety addresses name changes here.
In order to update the gender on an Alabama ID, the applicant must submit an amended birth certificate OR documentation signed by a surgeon verifying that the applicant has completed gender reassignment surgery.
To submit documentation in person, go to a Driver License Examining District Office.
To submit documentation by mail, contact the Medical Unit of the Driver License Agency at 334-242-4777 for review and advance approval, and they can advise what to submit and by what method to submit it.