Change of Name in Gazette of India

The Step by Step Procedure to Publish Change of Name Gazette Notifcation in Gazette of India Publication

CHANGE OF NAME is a very common practice in INDIA, Indian Law permits a individual to adopt a new Name different from their name at birth, unless doing for any fraudulent or illegal or Immoral purpose.

The Term Change of Name includes Adopting new Name, correcting existing, rectifying Spelling error even a single letter, Adding initial, Returning to the use of a prior surname etc all comes under CHANGE OF NAME.

The Prime reasons for Change of Name in India are the following

Gazette notification for Change of name ( Middle / Surname ) after Marriage for women
Gazette notification for Change back to Maiden ( Name / Surname ) after Divorce for women
Gazette notification for Change of Middle / Surname after Re Marriage for Divorcee / Widow Women
Gazette notification for Change of Name due to Astrology / Numerology
Gazette notification for Change of Father Name due to adoption for Minor
Gazette notification for Change of Name due to Change of Gender / Sex
Gazette notification for Change of Name due to Change of Religion
Gazette notification to Correct Existing Name in Document
Gazette notification to Rectify Spelling Mistakes in Documents

There is a Civil procedure to Change Name and Use it legally, the Procedure is person concerned submits a change of Name request inform of Application to an appropriate authority, with supporting documents which issues Official Gazette Notification certifying the change of name Published by Government of India Printing Press for Change of Name, Correcting or rectify the error in the Existing Name done by Mistake by self or parents in all Important utility documents

Gazette Notification is a public journal and an authorized legal document published weekly by the Department of Publication, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs by the Government of India Press.

The States Gazette Only Issues the Notification of the Resident of the respective States, But in Gazette of India an application can be submitted from any parts of India, irrespective of the States, Profession etc. Its Issued by Central Government of India. Incase some wishes to apply or do

Change of Name in Mumbai Change of Name in Maharashtra Change of Name in Karnataka
Change of Name in Delhi Change of Name in Haryana Change of Name in Punjab
Change of Name in Tamil Nadu Change of Name in Kerala Change of Name in Telangana
Change of Name in Madhya Pradesh Change of Name in Uttar Pradesh Change of Name in Bihar
Change of Name in Rajasthan Change of Name in West Bengal Change of Name in Other States

Can Apply for the Notification in Gazette of India.

The Procedure to Apply Gazette Notification for Change of Name in Gazette of India

The procedure to Name Change is divided into three mandatory steps, and its essential to Complete every steps in order for authorizing the name change. The Process is Simple but lengthy, Needs to Understand the Steps sequence & documents as The Official / Gazette officers in Gazette of India are very particular about the requirement, so all the document & below affidavits, Newspaper Publication & Gazette applications has to be exactly as per their guidelines & rules or else the application is returned or rejected. so Kindly prepare it carefully & properly to avoid delay. The Three Steps are Affidavit for Change of Name | Newspaper Advertisement Publication | Notification in Government Gazette

Step 1 – Change of Name Notarized Affidavit :

The First & foremost step is Preparing Affidavit, But general one & the same or change of name affidavits are not accepted, the Format is prescribed by the department & the affidavit in that particular format is only accepted.
1. Draft the Affidavit with proper details on the non judicial stamp papers with minimum value.
2. Check & Sign the affidavit
3. Get it Notarized from the Local Public Notary.

Step 2 – Newspaper Advertisement Publication :

The Second step after affidavit is the Publication of change of name advertisement in Local Newspaper. The proper advertisement as per their guidelines is mandatory or else re issue has to be done. so to avoid waste of time & money kindly carefully go thru the guidelines
1. Publish Change of name newspaper advertisement in any Local Newspaper of Bangalore or your residence city. Be particular about the edition. one is free to choose from any newspaper in Bangalore like Times of India, Economic times, New Indian Express, vijay karnataka etc
2. Purchase at least 4 copies of the Newspaper on the safer side

Step 3 – Gazette Notification :

The Last & Most important step is submitting the gazette application to Department of Publication, Government of India, The application Process is Purely Offline. The Gazette of India office is located only in New Delhi. The application can be submitted by visiting Personally or By Post from any part of India. Kindly carefully make notes of documents needs to be submitted along with application.
1. Original Notarized Affidavit
2. Original Newspapers advertisement Cut out
3. Photographs
4. Duly filled / Signed by self & 2 Witness Gazette Application form provided by gazette of India office
5. Copy of Gazette Notification content in word format in CD
6. Applicant Document supporting the cause

Incase visiting personally then can handover all document personally & Pay fee at counter in Cash, or In applying from Bangalore by post then Kindly take a copy of all fro further reference, Speed Post all the above material in a A4 envelop to Controller of Publication, Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi – 110054, and Payment has to be made in Demand draft favouring Controller of Publication, Department of Publication.

After the application is accepted and made is made The copy of gazette will be available on government official site. The time duration fro application made on personal is 15 to 20 working days. and application made by post is 45 to 60 working days

The Copies of Gazette Notification certifying the change of name Published by Government of India Printing Press can be submitted to Correct existing or the following

Change of Name in Pan card Change of Name in Aadhar Card Change of Name in Election Card Change of Name in Driving License Change of Name in Passport
Change of Name in Ration Card Change of Name in Bank Account Change of Name in Marriage Certificate Change of Name in Service records Change of Name in School LC
Change of Name in College LC Change of Name in 10th Certificate Change of Name in Birth Certificate Change of Name in Share Certificate Change of Name in 12th Certificate
Change of Name in Property Papers Change of Name in Insurance Policy