Change Name in your Birth Certificate

Change Name in your Birth Certificate

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Importance of a birth certificate:

  • A birth certificate is your first and most important among all documents. The birth certificate plays an important role because it contains details like your Father’s name, Mother’s name, Date of Birth, place of birth etc. and is a government certificate. In short, a Birth Certificate is your identity, and you don’t want it to have wrong details.

Uses of a birth certificate:

  • Where all will I require/need a birth certificate? You will need it to get admitted in school, for insurance, taxes, identification cards and travel documents etc., and various other purposes. But, at times due to no fault of yours, you could still face problems. Like a spelling error by the person who was filling your Birth certificate. People, sometimes, also, do correction in their birth certificate for astrological reasons. Well, there are many reasons for doing a Change of name in Birth Certificate. However, there are some procedures that need to be followed, as laid down by the state Government.

Let us tell you How to get a Change Name done in your Birth Certificate in the state of Maharashtra. The solution is: a Gazette Notification.

  • A Gazette Notification is a state or Central government subject (as the case may be).
    The application process for Change Of Name Gazette Notification in Maharashtra state is online. One needs to apply in the government’s official website dedicated to change of name wherein, you will need to upload the application form along with the documents.

    For all your queries, contact: 9821794000

Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Q: Will I get a new Birth Certificate after I do a change my Name in the Birth
    Certificate?

  • A: No, you will not get a new Birth Certificate with a new name. You shall get a
    Gazette notification issued to you by the State Government after you do a Change of Name in Birth Certificate.

  • Q: Can I use this Change of Name in Birth Certificate Gazette notification to change my name in all the other documents?

  • A: Yes, you can use this Change of Name in Birth Certificate Gazette notification to change your name in all the other documents like, on the Aadhar card, Pan Card, Bank Passbook etc.

  • Q: Do I need to show a reason to do a Change of Name in my Birth Certificate?

  • A: Yes, you will have to write down the reason why you are doing a Change of Name in your Birth Certificate. Whatever may be the reason, you have to write it.

  • Q: Can I go back to my real name, later, after I have done a Change of Name in my Birth Certificate?

  • A: Yes, you can go back to your real name, later, after you have done a Change of Name in your Birth Certificate. You need to follow the same procedure again.