Name Change After Marriage


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How to get Name Changed

  • Upload Documents

    Upload all the documents on ezyLegal portal

  • Affidavit Drafting

    Lawyer drafts the Affidavit

  • Newspaper Advertisement

    Name Change Ad is published in the local newspaper

  • Gazette Application

    Application filing at the Gazette of India

  • Gazette Notification

    The changed name is published in the gazette

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Upload Documents

Upload all the documents on ezyLegal portal

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Affidavit Drafting

Lawyer drafts the Affidavit

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Newspaper Advertisement

Name Change Ad is published in the local newspaper

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Gazette Application

Application filing at the Gazette of India

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Gazette Notification

The changed name is published in the gazette

Documents Required for Name Change After Marriage

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    Marriage Certificate

    Provide a copy of your marriage certificate as proof of the name change event.

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    Valid ID Proof

    Submit a copy of your current valid identification, such as a passport, driver's license, or Aadhar card.

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    Address Proof

    Include a copy of a recent utility bill, rental agreement, or any other document serving as proof of your current address.

  • Passport-sized Photographs

    Include recent passport-sized photographs for documentation purposes.

  • Duly Filled Application Form

    Complete the ezyLegal application form with accurate and up-to-date information.

  • Name Change Affidavit

    Our experts will guide you in creating a legally valid Name Change Affidavit, a crucial document in the name change process.

Benefits of Name Change Affidavit

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    Personal Identity Fusion

    Unite your identity with your partner's through a shared surname, symbolizing the beginning of a new chapter in your lives together.

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    Cultural Harmony

    For many, adopting a common family name reflects cultural traditions and fosters a sense of togetherness within the broader family structure.

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    Symbol of Commitment

    Changing your name can be a powerful symbol of commitment and unity, signifying a deep connection and shared commitment to your marital journey.

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    Professional Cohesion

    A unified last name can enhance professional cohesion, simplifying administrative processes and creating a consistent identity across various aspects of life.

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    Family Unity

    Sharing a common family name reinforces the sense of family unity, making it easier to navigate societal norms and expectations.

  • Legal Clarity

    Updating your name legally ensures clarity in legal documents, reducing potential confusion in official and personal matters.

  • Reflecting Life Changes

    A name change can mirror personal growth, transformations, and the evolution of your life journey, aligning your identity with your present self.

  • Celebration of Love

    The decision to change your name is a celebration of your love and commitment to your partner, marking this significant milestone in your relationship.

Registration Process

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    Create a Name change Affidavit

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    Place an Advertisement in the Newspaper

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    Gazette Publication


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    Dedicated Lawyer Available

    60 Minutes of Talk time with the Lawyer for discussing requirements and changes in the application

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    Newspaper Advertisement

    Publication of Name Change Advertisement in the local newspaper

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    Name Change Confirmation

    Copy of the Gazette publication reflecting the changed name

Frequently asked Questions

Why should I consider changing my name after marriage?


Changing your name after marriage is a personal choice that many individuals make to symbolize unity, cultural traditions, and a shared commitment with their partner.

What documents are required for the Name Change After Marriage process?


Essential documents include your marriage certificate, valid ID proof, address proof, recent passport-sized photographs, a duly filled application form, and the Name Change Affidavit provided by ezyLegal.

Is it mandatory to change my name after marriage?


No, it’s entirely optional. Whether or not to change your name is a personal decision based on cultural, familial, or individual preferences.

How long does the Name Change After Marriage process take with ezyLegal?


The timeline can vary, but ezyLegal expedites the process to ensure a swift transition. Our team guides you through each step for a seamless experience.

Can I change my name for professional reasons after marriage?


Yes, you can legally change your name for various reasons, including professional ones. ezyLegal facilitates the process for a hassle-free experience.

What if there are errors in my name change documents?


ezyLegal’s expert team reviews and completes your documents accurately to minimize errors. If any issues arise, we guide you on the necessary corrections.

Is the newspaper publication mandatory for Name Change After Marriage?


Yes, publishing an advertisement in local newspapers after the affidavit is a mandatory step in the name change process, ensuring legal compliance.

Can I download the Gazette copy online?


Yes, the Gazette copy can be downloaded from after the completion of the Gazette notification step in the process.

What if I reside outside India? Can I still use ezyLegal's services?


Yes, ezyLegal assists individuals residing abroad with the Name Change After Marriage process. Additional fees may apply for those living outside India.

Is the Name Change Affidavit created by ezyLegal legally valid?


Yes, the Name Change Affidavit provided by ezyLegal is legally valid and adheres to the required standards for a smooth name change process.

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