NAME CHANGE PROCEDURE IN INDIA

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In our country, change of name is a legal procedure, by which any person can change his/her name from the name at the time of birth due to:

  •  1. Marriage
  •  2. Divorce
  •  3. Numerology Reasons
  •  4. Marriage of widow
  •  5. Astrology Reasons
  •  6. Marriage after Divorce
  •  7. Religion change
  • 8. Gender change
  • 9. Spelling Errors
  • 10. Child Adoption
  • 11. Dissatisfaction with names
  • 12. wrong Name in official Records

You just need to work on 3 basic steps which are complusary for name change procedure in India:

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NOW WE WILL DISCUSS ABOVE THREE STEPS MENTION IN IMAGE IN DETAIL TO UNDERSTAND NAME CHANGE PROCEDURE


STEP 1: AFFIDAVIT OF NAME CHANGE


If you want to change name then firstly. You need to make an affidavit for Name Change in local Notary from Shop Near to You . It should contain the Old name, the New name and the reason for name chaning has to be mention in the affidavit along with applicat details such as your Husband’s/Father’s name, Address and Age Proof etc.

Kindly find the Format of Name Change Affidavit :

Affidavit  For NAME CHANGE IN INDIA

Affidavit For Name Change-In-India

Name Change Format :

NAME CHANGE FORMAT for Passport requires that an Annexure “E”  to be made with the help of the format below  and to be printed on a stamp paper and notarised. Following is the Text Matter which needs to be Printed.

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ANNEXURE ‘E’ SPECIMEN AFFIDAVIT FOR CHANGE IN NAME/DEED POLL/SWORN AFFIDAVIT (On non-judicial stamp paper of minimum value)

By this deed I, the undersigned………………. (new name) previously called ………………. (old name), doing……………………(give profession or vocation) and resident of …………………………(address) solemnly declare: 1. That for and on behalf of myself and my wife, children and remitter issue , I wholly renounce/relinquish and abandon the use of my former name/surname of ……………………….and in place thereof, I do hereby assume from this date the name/surname ………………………, so that I and my wife, children and remitter issue may hereafter be called, known and distinguished not by my former name/surname, but assumed name/surname of ……………………… 2. That for the purpose of evidencing such my determination declare that I shall at all times hereafter in all records, deeds and writings and in all proceedings, dealings and transactions, private as well as upon all occasions whatsoever, use and sign the name of ………………… as my name/surname in place and in substitution of my former name/surname. 3. That I expressly authorize and request all persons in general and relatives and friends in particular, at all times hereafter to designate and address me, my wife, my children, and remitter issue by such assumed name/surname of …………………… 4. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my former and adopted name/surname of ………….. and ……… affix my signature and seal, if any,

this ………………….. day of ………

Signed sealed and delivered by the above name

Date…………….

Former name……………

In the presence of:

Name………………..Address

Name …………………. Address

(This deed poll/affidavit may be signed and attested in presence of a Judicial Magistrate or Executive Magistrate/Notary Public or Consular Officer in an Indian Mission abroad)

Note: In case of change of name, applicant should insert advertisements in two reputed newspapers (one local newspaper of the area in which he/she is residing and 2nd in the English newspaper ) and submit original newspapers at the time of applying for passport in his/her new name

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STEP 2: PUBLICATION IN NEWSPAPER


Once You completd the above Two step in name change procedure. Then Newspaper Publication comes in role for Changing Name. 

You need to Publish news as an Advertisement in two local newspaper i.e one in the Regional Language \ Hindia and another one is English newspaper.

Some Important point which should include in the Newspaper Publication for Name Change:

  1. New Name of Applicant
  2. Old Name of Applicant
  3. Full Address of Applicant
  4. Age of Applicant
  5. Date on which affidavit is made by Applicant
  6. Father’s/Husband Name of Applicant
  7. Notary Name who attested the affidavit

Before you give advertisement in newspaper, always double cross check the content for advertisement and above mention all points are correct and proper. A minor mistake can distroy your complete procedure .

Below is the sample of advertisement in newspaper for name change :

For more information or Giving ads in News Paper click the link:

Link: Name Change Affidavit Online

Name Change Ads
Name Change Ads

You Have to gave Your ads like that only



STEP 3: PUBLICATION OF NAME CHANGE IN OFFICIAL GAZETTE OF INDIA


Once You compled all the above step the 3rd step is  “Publication of Name chnage in Gazette of India”.

Now you have to Publish Notification in Gazette of India by writing the Application along with DD fee and with documents required.

Now you have to Prepare and need to send the following Documents to the Department of Publication of Change of Name :

  • Name Change Affidavit duly Notarized (Hrad Copy)
  • Newspaper Publication (Hard Copy)
  • Hard Copy of Form of Name Change duly filled as per the prescribed Format. Below is the Format of Specimen for you.

  • Need to make digital CD. “Soft Copy of Specimen in a Compact Disc (C.D)” .
  • A Certificate which is signed by the Applicant informing/stating that the matter info of hard copy and soft copy that person is providing is similar. Kindly find the Format of Certificate for your reference only:
CERTIFICATE-FOR-NAME CHANGE IN GAZETTE
CERTIFICATE-FOR-NAME CHANGE IN GAZETTE
  • For Goverment employees need to be required to submit Deed for Name Chnage in accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs 0. M. No. 190016 / 1 / 87-Estt. dated 12/03/1987.
  • If You are living in abroad, then You have to submit deed duly attested by the respective Indian Embassy / Indian High Commission Only.
  • A Demand Draft of Rs. 1,100/- (in case of major) and Rs. 1,700/- (in case of Minor) drawn in favor of Controller of Publications, Delhi.
  • Two Passport Size Photographs self attested.
  • One Self Attested Photo ID Proof.
  • Application/Forwarding Letter describing about all the Documents enclosed within the envelope.

Fee Structure For Name Change

Name Change Fee for Major Employee – Rs. 1,100/- Rs 250 Extra As per change and coorection

Name Change Fee for Minor Child – Rs. 1,700/- Rs 250 Extra As per change and coorection  

Name Change Fee for Govt. Employee – Rs. 1,100/- Rs 250 Extra As per change and coorection 

For Person Living In Abroad – Rs. 7,500/-

Name Change Office Address In India

Central Gazette office  is located at North Delhi and Official Address is – Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi-110054.

FAQ’s

1 Where Is The Office Of Gazette In Delhi?

 The official Government gazette office is in Delhi which is situated at Civil Lines, Delhi 110054.

2 How To Apply Gazette For Change Of Name In Delhi?

The procedure to apply for gazette in Delhi is offline method. The application should be submitted at the office of Central Gazette, Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi-110054 if your residential presence is listed in Delhi or Nearby. For the rest of our country, whole official papers along with the application form should be sent via Speed Post at the address of Gazette office.

3 What Are The Timings Of The Office Of Government Gazette Of India?

The office hours for Gazette of India – Delhi, are between 10 AM to 1 PM and 2 PM to 3 PM on all the working days.

4 Where Can I Get The Gazette Copy?

You can download the Gazette from www.egazette.nic.in.

5 Is The Newspaper Publication Mandatory For Applying For The Gazette In Delhi?

Yes, it is mandatory to publish an advertisement in the local newspapers after the affidavit. The advertisement of the name change must include the new one, the old one name of the applicant, your address, date of birth etc.

6 Is The Affidavit Of Name Change Application Is Mandatory For Applying For Gazette In Delhi?

Yes, it is mandatory to create the Affidavit of Name change application in Delhi for applying for gazette which is also followed by Newspaper publication& Gazette Application.

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