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as per your query I am answering this
as you have given that your wife name before marriage is example swathi and after marriage her name is change to manik swathi (if manik is husbands surname) and a simple a application mentioning her date of marriage with you and her surname change to manik can give a formal letter to bank, any concerned were she want to change her surname and for pass port she has to submit marriage proof like wedding card, marriage certificate for change of surname
incase if ex your wife name before marriage is swathi and after marriage if she want to change her name to gayatri then a simple procedure has to be followed
Follow the below given steps for changing own name.
Go to you local Notary and make an affidavit regarding change of your wife name. You have to mention therein your specific reason for changing your name. For example, name after marriage (especially for women), due to astrological or numerological reasons or anything.
here newspaper publication can be given personally or after press releases a reply letter
step2 newspaper publication (here newspaper publication can be given personally or after press releases a reply letter )
I, Sri ___________________ (old name) have changed my name from __________________ (old name) to ______________ (new name) by affidavit sworn before the Notary Public, ______________ (place) on ___________ (date). Henceforth, I shall be known as _________________ (New Name) for all purposes. ______________ (Name) and _______________ (Complete postal address).
Fill in the blanks with appropriate details and publish it in your local newspaper.
You can choose any 2 local newspapers for publishing it. (No need for FrontPage coverage). Although you need only one copy but its better to get ten copies of that newspaper in which your statement is published and preserve it carefully, because it’s now a lifetime issue.
step 3 gazette notification
Now for getting your name published in the Official Gazette of your state,
1. Visit your local Government Press or the department that mobilizes Gazette notification.
2. Get 2 copies (Fill this form carefully as per the instructions provided therein)
3. If possible get the phone number, or the mobile number of the person of that department who can help you for Gazette Notification.
You need to send the following documents to the Secretary
1. Letter to the Secretary, requesting him to allow you to change your
2. True copies of the newspapers in which your name change statement is published.
3.Attested copy of the Name Change Affidavit.\
4.A print out of the statement in plain paper that you need to publish in your official Gazette. (Generally Same as your Newspaper Statement)
5.A Copy of your current identity li
6.ke your Voter Identity Card, PAN Card, Birth Certificate, School or College Certificates and etc.
Within a fortnight, after due verification, you will get a reply letter from Secretary,
Make a few copies of the reply letter and again visit the Govt. Press or the department that mobilizes Gazette Notification and follow the below given instructions.\
1.Show them the reply letter, and they will match it with the order than they have received from the Secretariat (of your state).
2.Deposit the required amount for the publication. Here the amount depends on the kind of publication you want to go to (General and Extraordinary.).
Once your statement is published in the official Gazette, you name change process comes to an end, and now you can enjoy your new name.
Documents involved in the whole process
Name Change Affidavit, Newspaper Publication, Name Change Deed, Request letter to the Secretariat, Reply Letter from the Secretariat, Publication Money Receipt, Gazette Notification