FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS NAME CORRECTION AFFIDAVIT?
Name Correction Affidavit is a Document in which a person give sworn statements/declaration about his real/actual name along with a incorrect name in a particular Document. The purpose to create this Affidavit is to give declaration about the incorrect name and to get it correct while submitting the Affidavit to the concern authorities.
HOW TO DRAFT NAME CORRECTION AFFIDAVIT?
Follow these Steps:
- Draft the Affidavit providing few details about Correct and Incorrect Name.
- Execute the draft on Stamp Paper of relevant value.
- Place the Signature and Make it attest from Notary Public.
You can also avail our Service and we will carry out these steps on your behalf. Just Fill the above provided Form and leave the rest on us.
WHAT AMOUNT OF STAMP PAPER TO CHOOSE FOR NAME CORRECTION AFFIDAVIT?
The amount of Stamp Duty depends upon State to State. For each Article Government has fixed the Stamp Duty though after introducing e-Stamp Paper no specific stamp duty is left. You can execute Affidavit on any amount of e-Stamp paper. The Commonly used stamp duty amount for Affidavit is Rs. 10/- (for Delhi), Rs. 20/- (for Karnataka), Rs. 100/- (for Maharashtra).
IS IT MANDATORY TO MAKE THE AFFIDAVIT NOTARIZED?
Getting Notarization means getting Documents attest from Notary Public with their seal and signature stating that the signer/deponent is a true original party and signer has affirmed the Statements and its mandatory yet Important to make your Affidavit Notarized from Notary Public.
WHAT TO DO NEXT AFTER GETTING NAME CORRECTION AFFIDAVIT?
The next what you have to do is simply submit the Name Correction Affidavit to the concern Department with the proof of Actual Name and authorities will update your name and will issue a revise Document.
AT WHAT PLACES WE CAN USE THIS AFFIDAVIT?
You can use the Name Correction Affidavit for following purposes –
- For Name Correction in Passport/other ID Proofs.
- For Name Correction in Marksheet.
- For Name Correction in Birth Certificate.
WHAT IS THE NAME MISMATCH AFFIDAVIT?
When the person is having different Names at various Documents and he/she want some proof in order to submit that all the Names belong to One and the Same person and reason behind different Names in that case applicant can use Name Mismatch Affidavit.
Lets take an example to provide you the definition of One and Same Person/Name Mismatch Affidavit:
A person named Rakesh Sharma has few documents in a name Rakesh Sharma and few documents as a Rakesh K Sharma, so what he did is he draft the One and Same Person Affidavit on a Stamp Paper stating that both the names i.e Rakesh Sharma and Rakesh K Sharma belongs to one and the same person and he make the Affidavit sealed and signed by the Notary Public affirming that the content of his affidavit is true and nothing has been concealed.
For more information, you may refer our this section – One & Same Person Affidavit.
DO I GET THE FULLY DRAFTED AFFIDAVIT FROM EDRAFTER?
Yes, you will get the fully drafted and ready to use affidavit duly executed on a relevant stamp paper. You don’t have to visit to the court, you can directly provide this affidavit to concerned Departments to get your Name Correct. It will be completely valid.