Name Change procedure for change of name ads

Name change procedure costs 350/- through Affidavit process

The Procedure for change of name can be fulfilled through two options. The Ist option is to make a deedpoll affidavit, usually used for passport purposes also named  as Annexure “E” available from the name change format page. The 2nd option involves  publishing your name change in the Maharashtra Gazette which is used at a no. of places like DRIVING LICENSE, BANKS, LIC, PAN CARD, SCHOOL ADMISSION, CHURCH, ETC. ETC. Lets discuss each process one by one.

1. Change of name  ads Procedure through  Gazette  online Publication :

How do you publish your name change in gazette? Change of Name in Gazette can be effectively done through online Booking. call 022-23734638 / 23708196 or just log on to  or simply

DGPS  is also known as the Directorate of Government Printing & Stationary, Mumbai.


  • Register yourself with New Login userId and Password
  • Opt for Change of Name/ Change of date of birth / Change of Religion.
  • You may choose minor / open / Backward class
  • Upload all necessary documents including your photograph
  • Make payments online and get your gazette OR kindly download the user manual here
  • For Help dial 022-61316400 (Gazette Office Helpline)
  • We assist in Booking gazette online for name change however our charges are 1295/- (Which includes FREE Name CHANGE ADS IN 2 NEWSPAPERS worth 425/-). 2 physical copies of the gazette are couriered to you and 1 pdf file is emailed to you so that it stays with you forever. Time Duration (10 – 15 days). call us on 022-23734638 / 23708196.

Kindly Fill in the form  from the right and email us the following documents :

  1. Photo ID : Pancard, Driving Licence, Passport, Election card………… (Any one)
  2. Address proof : Ration card, Aadhar Card, Electricity Bill……………… (Any One) 
  3. Birth Certifcate OR Bonafide Certificate (Applicable for Minors below 18)
  4. Passport size Photograph 
  5. Download Application Form from here. Fill it, sign it, email it to us with all documents from sr no 1 to sr no 5 at : [email protected]


Old Name* ;Father's / Husband's NameSurname
New Name*Father's / Husband's NameSurname

Address You Want To Be Displayed In The Gazette*



2. Change of Name ads Procedure through Deed poll Affidavit

The Deedpoll affidavit or the annexure “E” which is used mostly for passport purpose can be simply printed on a stamp paper of 100 Rs after which it should be notarised from a notary. The self-help process saves a lot of money and gives you good experience however, If you are not comfortable in printing from the website, you can approach any advocate who will do the work for you and may charge you max to max 300/- – 350/- (kindly refer to the name change format page for the deedpoll affidavit. You may also download the specimen copy of a Deedpoll affidavit, which will help you in making affidavit on your own.) Kindly note that the process is the same all over India.

If you want us to make the affidavit for you in Mumbai & pune kindly click here.  For placing an ad in 2 newspapers for passport purposes click on to the location of your choice from below