Change of Name after Marriage
Name Change Procedure after marriage for women in India, VLN Legal Services is offering legal services in preparing documentation for change of name for women after marriage according to law in India. The Legal procedure and process in getting change of name is as prescribed below.
In India in most commonly the women are concerned after their marriage adopting the surname of her husband or husband's name before or after her name. But it is not mandatory,
To add / insert or adopt husband's surname to her name in documents such as educational certificates and ID Proofs such as Voter ID, Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Bank Account and in Passport the publication of Gazette of their respective state or in Gazette of India is very much need and mandatory. Changing by adding surname of husband in educational certificates is not possible in many cases. For further careers/studies or to join in new job simply enclose a copy of Gazette duly highlitng your name so that the officials concerned will automatically understand yours is a change of name. But you should change your surname in ID Proofs by attaching Gazette Copy.
In some cases the marriages may solemanized between one religion spouse with another religion spouse. His/her marriage may perform with ianother religion wife/husband. To fulfill formalities and religious customs In most of these types of cases before marriages either husband or wife may convert his/her religion by adopting husband's/wife's religion in the presence of their respective priest and at the same time the priest may mostly change his/her name according to respective religious customs.
WIDOWS AFTER RE-MARRIAGE
Now-a-days in married couples he/she when lost his-wife/her-husband i.e., after death of spouse in any manner he/she may marry again to lead remaining life peacefully with new life partner. It may be self decision, elders/close friends/well-wishers pressure or love affair marriage or arranged marriage. Here choosing life partner may be with his/her own caste or religion OR inter-caste or with other religion.
DIVORCIES AFTER RE-MARRIAGE
Regarding divorce spouse due to some personal reasons or any other reasons the married couple may judicially separated/detached by divorce or mutual divorce through court of law. In these cases also the spouse may wish to lead the remaining life with new life partner by marry again. It is also may be self decision, elders/close friends/well-wishers pressure or love affair or arranged marriage.
Change of Name Process & Procedure
Name Change Procedure in India is two stages and First stage, to start with give Classified Ad in a Local Newspaper and Second Stage is apply for Gazette Publication.
After getting Gazette copy you may change your name in related documents such as Passport, PAN Card. Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Bank Account and in Service Register etc.
To change of name or surname in passport for women, a Joint Affidavit along with husband in Annexure-D format as specified by Passport authorities in minimum value of Non-judicial Stamp Paper( Rs.10/- or Rs.20/- ) by affixing a joint photograph of wife & husband is to be pasted on the bottom left hand side of the affidavit paper duly sworn before a Judicial Magistrate or Executive Magistrate/Notary Public with his/her signature and rubber stamps (half on the photograph and half on theaffidavit). If you cannot affix a joint photograph, then in affidavit you should indicate the reason why it cannot be affixed.
Down Load ANNEXURE-D AFFIDAVIT FORMAT
If anybody wants Formats of Applications, Letters, Affidavit and other relevant documentation for Change of Name, we will provide services for preparation of documentation on payment of Rs.500/- for service charges, which after credited in the given Bank Account.