Name Change Procedure through Affidavit

Name Change Procedure through Affidavit

An affidavit is a must to change name. It reflects both your old name and your new name. Let it be you’re looking to change your whole name, surname, or planning for adopting a new name.
These are 3 steps that you should know and follow before you plan to Change your Name.

  • Step 1: Name Change Affidavit. After that, it has to be notarized by a notary public.
  • Step 2: Newspaper Advertisement in National Newspaper or State-Local Newspaper in English. Depends on the change of name.
  • Step 3: Gazette Notification

What is an affidavit?

An affidavit is a document on which written your statement and is signed by two people. One who is looking for an affiant statement and the other person one who is legally authorized to administer called as a notary public or certain court and government officers.

Affidavits can be useful in many situations. Like given inthe following :

  • 1. Name Change Affidavit
  • 2. Name Correction Affidavit
  • 3. Change of Name After Marriage Affidavit
  • 4. Change of Name of Minor Affidavit
  • 5. One and the Same Person Affidavit
  • 6. Surname Change Affidavit
  • 7. Affidavit for a gap in education/employment
  • 8. Religion Change Affidavit
  • 9. Change of Signature Affidavit
  • 10. Affidavit for Issue of Duplicate Certificates/Documents/Mark lists
  • 11. Passport Affidavits – also known as Annexures

(Annexures are to be made strictly according to the formats issued by the Ministry of External Affairs)

What is a Name Change Affidavit?

For Name change the first procedure is Affidavit. An Affidavit is a stamp paper that is mandatory in the Name Change Procedure. Our expert lawyers will take care of the Affidavit Procedure.
To prepare your Name Change Affidavit, you will have to provide us the right information and details of your old name and new name with your current address. Then the reason for the name change (Like Spelling Mistake, Numerology, Marriage, etc.) For example: Due to a spelling mistake in a Birth Certificate you want us to get the changes. Or After marriage, you want to change the surname. Name Change Affidavit has to be signed by 2 Witnesses, then signed by a Gazetted officer with their official stamp in some cases.

What is a Newspaper Advertisement for Name Change Procedure?

The second process is part of the Newspaper Advertisement Procedure. The Advertisement has to be printed in one of the State Local or National Newspapers in English. Newspaper Advertisements must be published in the English language only. Name Change Advertisement in Newspaper
The name change advertisement should have all the necessary information. The published advertisement in a state-local or national newspaper is going to be the proof of name change and for future reference.
So, here we are to support you in the procedure of name change to get published in State-Local or National Newspaper Advertisement.

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.
The official Government gazette office is in Delhi...
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