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Sample Affidavit for Change of Name

You might be looking to find a Sample Affidavit to change your name. Today, in this article we have given 2 sample affidavit which will help you to change your name. Usually the process of changing name (from old name to new name) involves three steps (1) Affidavit (2) Newspaper Publication (3) Gazette Notification. So the first step to change your name is making an affidavit for changing your name.

Note : Remember that in your affidavit you need to mention the specific reason or reasons for which you want to change your name that must be valid.

We have given affidavits for 2 cases here i.e., (1) Sample Affidavit for Normal Case that can be used by anyone to change name (2) Sample Affidavit for Name Change after Marriage.

CHANGE OF NAME AFFIDAVIT SAMPLE [Normal Case]

I, _____ son of ______, resident of ______ do hereby solemnly affirm and declare as under :-

1- That my name has been recorded as ____ in all the educational certificates and in other relevant documents etc.
2- That now I have changed my name as ______ in place of my previous name _____
3- That in future I will be known by my new name i.e. ______ in future for all purposes.

                                                                                                                                                                                Deponent

Verification :-

Verified that the above contents of this affidavit are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and nothing has been concealed therein.

Verified at ______ on _______.

                                                                                                                                                                                Deponent

CHANGE OF NAME AFFIDAVIT SAMPLE [Married Women]

AFFIDAVIT

I, _______ Daughter of _______(Father Name) wife of _______(Husband Name) resident of _______, _______,(District) _______,(State), _______(Country) do hereby solemnly affirm and declare as under:-

  1. That I am permanent resident of the above said address.
  2. That previously my name was _______(Name before marriage) and after my marriage with _______(Husband Name) my name has been changed as _______(Name after marriage).
  3. That now my new name is _______(New Name after marriage) and will be used for all purposes in future in the Government, Semi-Government, Non-Government and any other Sectors.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Deponent

Verification :-

Verified that the contents of my above affidavit are true to best of my knowledge and belief and nothing concealed therein.
Verified at _______ on _______.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deponent

You can make use of the appropriate Sample Affidavit for Change of Name.

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11 comments

  1. Hi Anirudh,

    My name in 10th Certificate(CBSE) is Dipika Kumari and in Intermediate (Bihar board) and graduation is Dipika Roy. How can I change my surname in 10th certificate from Kumari to Roy. I completed 10th in 2002. Its urgent for me as I have to go for document Verification for a psu bank job.
    Thanks in advance.

  2. Sir mera name Mangilal hai . aur main muslim hun. Main apna name apne dharm ke hisaab se rakhana chahta hun. Aur main rajasthan ka rahane wala hun to mujhe apna naam badalwane ke liye kya karna padega aur kitana time aur kharcha lagega. Batane ki meharbani kijiyega

  3. Sir I want to change my girl baby birth certificate name.
    So what is the process change name.how it is done

  4. U gave this normal case affidavit but it’s sufficient or I have to fill annexure E for adding my surname for all future purpose? please guide me

  5. KANHAIYA CHOTTAN GOPA

    I WOULD LIKE TO NEED TO CHANGE SURNAME I HAVE GAZETTE PAPER
    SURNAME HAS CHANGE IN GAZETTE PAPERS

  6. RATNESH KUMAR YADAV

    Sir,
    I am Ratnesh Kumar Yadav, Sir in my 10th class marksheet my parent names are wrongly mentioned as Father’s name is Sri Krishana Yadav and Mother’s name is Watashi Devi but correct names are as Father’s name is Shri Krishna Yadav and Mother’s name is Othasi Devi Which are mentioned in my all other documents like adhar card, living certificate etc and I had also sent an application for correction to cbse but they denied by replying letter stating that it cannot be corrected because according to cbse new rule corrections are only made within one year of date of declaration of result. This is making problem in my recruitment in Indian army.
    Sir what should I do, please sir suggest me

    Thank you

  7. dear anirudh sir

    sir is it possible to change our name after getting selected for a govt job (the verification has not done yet)?
    will they accept it??

    PLZ HELP…as soon as possible

  8. sir, could you please suggest me the information needs to be filled in the below area of the affidavit?

  9. Is it necessary to enclose marriage certificate to change name after as I don’t have marriage certificate.

  10. CHAKKA SRINIVASA RAO

    HI,

    I already have Passport and Aadhar card with my new name. When I got the passport at that time affidavit and ads in two newspapers were suffice. Therefore, I do not have gazette copy of name change. Can you please tell me how can I get the gazette copy? I got my passport with new name about 10 years back and recently renewed with my current address. i am residing at gurgaon currently but my native palace is TANUKU, Andhra pradesh. do I follow the entire procedure to publlish name in gazette? pl let us know that, if my new name will be published delhi gazette, is it valid for all legal purposes in all over india?

  11. sayyad mustafa ali

    sir,
    father name change in my document .

    old name — sayyad murtuza ali change to new name — murtuza ali

    actually only cut sayyad . reason is in father all document only murtuza ali

    what procedure please clear me

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