GET YOUR NAME CHANGE EASILY
Name Change Package Includes:
Name Change Affidavit duly Notarized.
Advertisement Publication In Two Newspapers.
Publication in Gazette of India.
Name Change Process
Get all the Documents Required for Name Change at your Doorstep executed on e-Stamp Paper & the Required Newspaper Publications.
Sign all the Documents and make the Demand Draft in the favor of Department of Publication.
Post all the Documents to Department of Publication (Gazette of India) for the publication of Notification of Name Change and Get your Name Changed.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS NAME CHANGE PACKAGE?
Name Change Package is a service started by eDrafter.in to provide the ease in Name Change process. While availing our package service we will prepare and provide you the whole set of Documents in which what you just need to do is sign the Documents, Make the Demand Draft and Post the Kit to the Department of Publication. While availing our Package there will be no need to rush and face the queues and press of people.
JUST THINK YOUR BRAND NEW NAME AND WE’ll HELP TO CONVERT IT INTO REALITY.
How the Package Service Work?
Choose your Choice of Package and Provide the Details by Filling up the given Form. Then we will draft your Documents and will send it to you first at your e-mail address for your review and approval. Once you approve we will execute the Documents on e-Stamp paper(whichever required) and will dispatch the Name Change Kit to you and further you just need to sign it and draft a demand draft for Notification Publication and send all the Documents to Publication Department (at the address provided in a Kit).
Who can avail the Name Change Package service?
Any Citizen and Government Employees can avail our Package.
What type of Documents will be provided in a Package?
By Availing our Package, you will get all the necessary Documents require for Name Change in Gazette with detailing about the process. Our Package will include the following Documents –
- Name Change Affidavit duly Notarized (in Original)
- Newspaper Publication in 2 Newspaper (available only in Full Service Package)
- Hard Copy of Specimen of Name Change duly filled as per the prescribed Format. Below is the Format of Specimen for your reference:
- Soft Copy of Specimen in a Compact Disc (C.D)
- A Certificate duly signed by the Applicant declaring/stating that the content of hard copy and soft copy that the applicant is providing is similar. Below is the Format of Certificate which you will get:
- An Undertaking duly signed by the Applicant showing the old and new name and declaring and undertaking the Statements that they are true and correct to the best for his/her knowledge.
- Application/Forwarding Letter describing about all the Documents enclosed within the envelope.
- Detailed Letter about sending the Documents in Publication Department along with mailing address.
What is the difference between Full Service Package and Documentation Package?
Full Service Package –
In Full Service Package, we will provide Full assistance for getting Name Change i.e. from Publishing Advertisement in Newspaper to Preparing all Documents required for Gazette Notification. Full Service Package Service is available for Delhi/NCR/Karnataka/Maharashtra only.
SAMPLE OF NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION:
“I, Amit Singh S/O Shri Hari Singh residing at D- 1, Phase – 2, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, have changed my name to Namit Singh vide Affidavit dated 10-06-2016 sworn before Notary Namit Mehta, Delhi”
Documentation Package –
In Documentation Package, we will provide all other Documents required for Publishing the Notification in Central Gazette except Newspaper Publication. Documentation Package is available for all States.
IS IT MANDATORY TO PUBLISH NOTIFICATION IN GAZETTE OF INDIA?
It depend upon the requirement of Change of Name. It is better and always recommended to get it publish in Gazette as the name change Notification will be published by the Government which is a strong and more powerful proof of Name Change. Many Government Bodies like Public Banks, UPSC and other authorities demand Gazette Notification. Also, for Govt. Employees it is mandatory to publish the Notification in Gazette of India.
In which States Gazette Department is present?
Following are the States in which Gazette Department is present –
Where to publish Notification - In Central Gazette OR in State Gazette?
It is always recommended to publish the Notification in Central Gazette as the Notification published by the Central Government holds more power and better recognition as compare to the Notification of State Gazette.
Central Gazette is based at Delhi and Full Official Address is – Controller of Publication, Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi-54.
Where to publish if my state is not holding Gazette Department?
If the Gazette Department is not available with the applicant’s state then he/she can publish the Notification in Central Gazette – Delhi.
HOW MUCH TIME THE PUBLICATION IN GAZETTE TAKE?
It depends upon the Department and on the application of the applicant as well. If the Documents enclosed are correct then it will take less time i.e. from 1 month to One and half Month. Once published, you can download the Soft Copy of Notification from egazette website – http://egazette.nic.in
How to download Name Change Notification from egazette website?
Follow these Steps –
STEP 1 – Visit to the Website http://www.egazette.nic.in
STEP 2 – After that, Select the Search Gazette.
STEP 3 – After that Click on Search Extra Ordinary/Weekly Gazette.
STEP 4 – After that Select the Category as Weekly Gazette.
STEP 5 – Select the part as Part IV in Part.
STEP 6 – After that, In Ist Calendar (Dates of Saturday) to IInd Calendar (Dates of Saturday). Select the assumed dates in which your notification suppose to be published.
STEP 6 – After that, Click on the Standard Report button which will provide the link to download your Gazette Notification and download the requisite pdf file.
STEP 7 – Use Control Key + F Key to find your Name (Old/New).
STEP 8 – Download the whole Gazette to make your Own Copy.
The Copy Downloaded further needs No Certification from the Department.
What is the prescribed fees for notification of name change in gazette?
Fee Structure is as follow (subject to change by department w.e.f – 31.3.2017) : –
- For Name Change of Minor Child – Rs. 1,700/-
- For Name Change of Major/Govt. Employee – Rs. 1,100/-
- For Indian Living Abroad – Rs. 3,500/-
The Fee have to submitted by Demand Draft/Indian Postal Order drawn in the favor of Controller of Publication, Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi-54 OR “Controller of Publications, Delhi” .