The term Name change or Change of Name legally in India. In india the procedure of Name change is very simple. Basically lets resolve the specially the very common query faced by any common individual. How to Change name in India Or Change of Name procedure in India
The Name Change or Change of Name in India are done through by two ways:
Visit Nearby Local Notary & make an affidavit to change Name.
Make a Sample format mentioning your Old Name & New Name, Basic Details like Date of Birth, Residence Address & most Important mention the reason for changing your name.
Get it notarized by the Advocate.
Finally Preserve the Notarized Copy for Further Reference
Here is the Step by step procedure for applying change of name in gazzette. or click here
Go to www.maharashtra.gov.in, Register yourself with New Login userId and Password
Choose the option : Change of Name or Change of date of birth or Change of Religion based on need
Choose from normal / Tatkal based on need
Fill the details & also Upload all necessary documents including your photograph
Make payments online and get your gazette
For Help dial 022-61316400 (Gazette Office Helpline), ( Or ) Call us on 022 6770 6000 or 9821976000 for Further details
After Affidavit or Gazzette , the other important step is Publishing the Advertisement of your Change of Name in newspaper.
The advertisement has to be published in two languages. One in a major circulated English daily and another in any Vernacular daily of your choice. Contact the Newspaper Advertisement agency ( Call 9821794000 )or office Along with the Affidavit copy for verification. In case of online Request , Fax or Email the Scan copy of Affidavit .
The text for the change of Name Advertisement is very simple and common.
Ground Floor, Government Book Depot & Publication House,
Near Charni Road Station,
Netaji Subash Chandra Road,
Charni Road, Mumbai - 400004
Contact Umesh : 9821976000 or Nayan : 9821794000 for Further details