Alteration in the Birth Certificate
I would like to change my kid name on Birth Certificate.He is just 2.5 years old. What is the process to do it ?
If you urban,
Parents ke traf se affidavit name and dob mention krna hota hai
SDM dwara ek application forward karwana hota hai
Nearest nagar nigam me ja kr application submit kr skte hai.
Online ki bhi suvidha hai
Ek saptah me taiyar ho jata hai
Jyada jankari ke liye contact kr skte hai
Advocate Vijay Prakash Sonkar
District&High Court Allahabad
Getting the name of your child changed isn’t that big a problem, it might be a little time
consuming though. You need to submit an affidavit (original) attested by first class
Magistrate/Notary/Oath Commissioner that reveals the full details of the guardians and their
residential address. Now, the father or the mother is supposed to notify the change of name in
at least two leading newspapers (with one them being a local newspaper preferably). The
publication shall include,
Date of affidavit
Name of notary
When this gets done, you need to get the change of name published in the Gazette of India
and for this; you need to send a few documents in an envelope to the Controller of
Publication, Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi-54. Now, since this is the last step
you really need to pay attention and send in everything that is mentioned below:
A letter that describes the documents enclosed within the envelope.
The original Affidavit for change of name.
The original newspaper publication.
A postal order or a demand draft of Rs. 1100 in the favor of Controller of Publication,
Department of Publication, Civil Lines, Delhi-54. The amount of Rs. 1100 mentioned
is subject to change (mostly increase) after 31 March, 2017.
Attach two passport size photographs of one of the parents and one of the son, the
photos have to be attested by Gazetted officer/oath commissioner/notary public.
An undertaking duly signed by the applicant (the parent of the child) that shows the
old name as well as changed name, declaring that the facts stated therein are true and
correct to the best of her knowledge and belief.
Some things to keep in mind:
There are a lot of sample affidavit specimens available on the internet which can be
After you have changed your name successfully, you need to get all the official
documents updated for which the newspaper publication and Gazette notification
The documents once submitted will not be returned in any circumstances, neither
original nor Xerox.
Research by - Ashwini Panwar, Lawfarm Team
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