Step 1 : Make Affidavit
The first step is to make an Affidavit for change of your name in local Notary. Kindly Make a Simple format mentioning the Old Name & New Name, Basic Details, therein mention your specific reason for changing your name. Get it notarized by the Advocate Notary.
Step 2 : Publication of Change of Name Advertisement in Newspapers.
After the Step 1, the other important step is Publishing the Advertisement of your Change of Name.
But 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 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.
Step 3 : Applying for Gazette Notification of Name Change:
Obtain the Change of name form from the state government press which is free of cost;
kindly submit the form after duly filled with Old name & New Name, Address etc. along with required documents
Pay the requisite fee.
After the publication collect the government gazette copy and preserve it. For any further reference submit the true copies of the relevant Pages of the Gazette.
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