Common Questions Related to Passport Name change advertisements
1) Are these Papers Valid? Never heard their Names?
100% Valid Sir / Madam. All the newspapers are approved and acceptable at Parel, andheri, Malad, and Thane Office for booking change of name ads for passport. In fact there would be a lot of people standing in the queue at the passport office with the same newspapers you have been carrying.
2) Can you Provide me the name change format for Mumbai?
Kindly refer to sample change of name formats given above
3) How to confirm that the ads are appearing ?
Once the Payment is made you get a transaction receipt in your email. Further you also get confirmation details via email between the office timings 10.30 to 8.00 pm about the date on which the name change ad is likely to be published in Mumbai
4) What If I don’t get these papers?
Dont worry. Complimentary 2 English and 2 Marathi Copies are delivered all over Mumbai Thane upto Panvel, Dahanu, Karjat.
5) How will I get the Copies ?
4 copies (2 each of English & Marathi) are couriered to you in Mumbai ONLY by vichare couriers on the same day the ad appears. (Advertisers outside mumbai have to buy the papers on their own) Vichare couriers usually takes around 24 – 48 working hrs to deliver from the date the ad appears.
For Eg : If the ad is booked on 1st Jan, the ad appears on 2nd Jan, the newspapers are couriered on 2nd Jan itself and it reaches you by 3rd or 4th Jan. The Delivery timings for the courier is between 10 – 6 pm (except sundays). As such we request you to kindly provide us a complete address with proper landmarks and SEE THAT SOMEONE IS PRESENT at the address between these timings or else the courier comes back.
Kindly note that we find few customers requesting us to send the courier again in the event of their residences / offices being closed, though we are ready to help however in such circumstances a nominal charge of 50/- will have to be borne by the client Or you are welcome to visit our office and collect the courier between 10.30 to 7.00 pm on all working days (No extra charges if you visit personally). The returned couriers shall remain safe in our custody for a period of 15 days from the date of the ad booked.
6) Is this Just Online or are you people physically available ?
We are reachable on 022-23734638 / 23708196 / 9821566223. Our Office address is Classic Advertising, Office no – 10, Boman Behram Bldg, Seth Motisha Rd, Opp Sahakari Bhandar, Mazgaon, Mumbai – 400 010. Visiting hrs : 10.30 am to 8.00 pm
7) Can you tell me the documents required to be submitted at the passport Office?
WE Professionalize ourselves in change of name ads for all India as such questions related to change of name are welcome. However for various other issues related to passport documents and their submission You may call on 18002581800 Toll Free Passport helpline (Passport seva kendra All India) for more help