REQUIREMENTS AND FORMALITIES FOR NAME CHANGE
Documents Required For Name Change
Steps Involved In Changing Your Name
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR NAME CHANGE
WE PROVIDE A CHECKLIST OF DOCUMENTS SO YOU CAN SHARE THE DETAILS AND DOCUMENTS WITH US.
DRAFTING OF REQUIRED DOCS
ONCE YOU SHARE THE DETAILS AND DOCUMENTS REQUESTED, WE WILL PREPARE THE APPLICATION AND AFFIDAVIT DRAFT FOR GAZETTE NOTIFICATION APPLICATION AND SHARE THE SAME WITH YOU OVER THE EMAIL.
PUBLICATION OF NEWS PAPERS
WE WILL PLACE AN ADVERTISEMENT OF NAME CHANGE IN A NATIONAL NEWSPAPER AFTER YOU SHARE THE SOFT COPY OF SIGNED AFFIDAVIT.
DISPATCHING DOCUMENTS FROM APPLICANT
APPLICANTS HAVE TO DOWNLOAD AND SIGN THE DOCUMENTS AND COURIER THE PHYSICAL COPIES OF SAME TO US ALONG WITH NOTARISED/SDM-ATTESTED AFFIDAVIT AND NEWSPAPERS IF THEY ARE NOT IN DELHI NCR AREA ALONG WITH NEWS PAPER COPY.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FOR IN AN OFFICIAL GAZETTE PUBLICATION
AFTER RECEIVING THE ORIGINAL SIGNED DOCUMENTS AND NEWSPAPERS FROM THE APPLICANT, WE WILL SUBMIT THE APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTS FOR PUBLICATION OF NAME CHANGE IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE, WHICH WILL BE ADDRESSED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLICATION, NEW DELHI.
OFFICIAL GAZETTE PUBLICATION
PUBLICATION OF YOUR NAME CHANGE WILL BE MADE IN AN OFFICIAL GAZETTE IN BETWEEN 30-45 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION.
DISPATCH OF THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE
ONCE YOUR GAZETTE PUBLICATION IS DONE, WE WILL SEND YOU A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE VIA EMAIL OR WHATSAPP.
Documents Required For Name Change
In India, people have many reasons to change their name. It could be due to a marriage, a blessing or a new personality. The name change process is time-consuming with many administrative procedures.
EGAZATEE-INDIA takes care all your documents and information to facilitate you the best experience.
Documents Required for Name Change
- Cover Letter for name change
- Advertisement in the newspaper (original newspaper)
- Affidavit for Name Change
- The proforma for name change signed by two witnesses with their details are required:
- A Compact Disc (CD) that contains soft copy of the Proforma without witness details
- A certificate stating that details of the CD and Hard copy are similar
- Two self-attested passport size photos
- Colour Photocopy of identity proof of the Applicant with old Name (photocopy of any one of the following documents will suffice: Aadhar card, passport, voter ID card, PAN card, driving license)
- Standard fee deposit slip
Name Change Procedure in India
The name change process involves the following steps: Submission of a sworn statement, a newspaper announcement, and a Gazette of India announcement. In carrying out these steps, the applicant will need some documents certified by a court clerk / notary.
Step 1: To Create The Name Change Affidavit
Complete your affidavit with the help of an attorney. This letter should include details such as old name, new name, why the name was changed (marriage, law, numerology, etc.), address, etc. The certificate is printed on the stamp and signed by two witnesses. Meet a journalist and complete an attestation.
Step 2: To Place an Advertisement
Post name change announcements in local and national newspapers. A sample declaration is attached in the files section.
Step 3: Gazette Publication – Name Change Gazette Procedure
Submit the request and information to the advertiser and notify the Gazette of the actual name change. Name changes will be reported to the Department of publication within 30 days of the request. We will follow the instructions on a daily basis. After the announcement, the Gazette will be delivered. The name change process may seem simple, but it can be difficult to detail and tedious as it requires you to understand the legal process and visit multiple offices. We provide all the help and support we need and make the process easy.