Change of Name Consultants

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Name Change Procedure Consultants in India

Name Change Procedure Consultants in Hyderabad is a portal powered by VLN Legal Services Hyderabad and providing legal services with its associates in advicing Changing of name or make corrections in existing name legally by preparing documentation and self declaration affidavits in accordance with the procedure and process as prescribed by Government of India. Changing of Name procedure and process, now-a-days in India many individuals are changing their names as per most latest trends, numerology, horoscope and other reasons. But regarding name correction in some cases names were entered in school records due to parental mistake, ID Proofs such as Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Ration Card, Driving Licence, Property Documents and in other records errors, spelling mistakes, typographical errors or in other reasons, the procedure in correcting names is also same as Change of Name. Our associate lawyers are providing legal solution to our consultants or clients in getting Changing of Name and Name Corrections.
If you want to change your name legally and get all your educational certificates and official documents changed to show your new name in ID Proofs such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Passport, PAN Card, Driving License, bank account, credit cards, medical records, insurance policy, birth certificate, marriage certificate and in other documents you will be asked to produce documentary evidence of your name change. An Official Gazette is a formal statement that enables you to prove to such record holders that you have changed your name and it  provides you with the required documentary evidence of the name by which you wish to be known. Change of Name and making corrections in the existing name such as spelling mistakes, prefixes or suffixes to the existing name and/or surname, add names, remove names or rearrange your existing names, publishing in the official gazette is the only source for remedy.

Government Official Gazette is a legal document and it is not a certificate.and it is for officially recognising a change of name. Abandoning the use of your former name Using your new name only at all times; Requiring all persons to address you by your new name only. After getting Gazette Copy you may change all your ID Proofs and other documents  to your new name, it is important to keep your Gazette Copy safe because if you need to prove your identity in the future. Only Indian citizens can apply for change of name or make corrections in the existing name to the Government of India Official Gazette or can also apply to their respective State Government Official Gazette.
  • People those who don't like their existing name because it is embarrassing.
  • To make easy for other people to prounounce
  • To cut short the existing very long name or surname.
  • The people who have converted to other religion and wish to have an appropriate name for their religion.
  • To add a middle name or prefix or suffix to the existing name usually in recognition or to include the name of a celebrity.
  • Iif using a different name to their birth name and wants to formalise their name change in the related records and documents.
  • Who have separated from their present family and not wish to associate by name with their family.
  • Who wish to change their surname to their mother or step-father's surname, because of his/her father/mother remarried after divorce/death of spouse..
  • The people who wish to adopt a fun name or an unusual..
  • To change surname after her marriage by adopting her husband's surname either prefix or suffix to her existing name.
  • After separation, women who wish to be known by their maiden name by removing her ex-husband's surname..
  • To remove if her name with her husband's surname or add her husband's surname to the existing name.
  • Widow or Divorced woman if she remarry to remove her deceased/ex-husband's surname and subsequently to prefix or suffix her new husband's surname.
Name Change in Birth Certificate
No-a-days Birth certificates are mandatory at the time of school admissions and parents have three years of time to think of a suitable name for their children, fill in the name and then take the  birth certificate if it is left blank after birth. As per rules, birth certificates have to be taken before a boy or a girl attains 15 years of age and they will not be issued thereafter.  The Municipal Officials says that only to correction of spelling errors and changing of existing already registered name cannot be done.  For newborn children nicknames might sound cute to their parents.  Once a particular name is registered or entered in birth certificate, it cannot be changed as prescribed under the provisions of Births and Deaths Act, 1969.  The name of any person can be changed through a laborious gazette notification.


Name Change in Passport                           Name Change in Bank Account          Name Change or Correction in Certificates

Name Change in PAN Card                         Name Change in Driving License        Name Change in School Records

Name Change in Aadhar Card                     Name Change in Insurance                 Name Change or Correction in Birth Certificate

Name Change in Voter ID                            Name Change in Service Records        Name Change or Correction of Nominee

Change of Name Procedure for

After Religion Change

Name Change for Minors

Name Correction

After Marriage for Women

Gazette Publication

Birth Certificate

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