PROCEDURE FOR CHANGE OF NAME  Online starts from 545/- onwards. Only Gazette Copy Or 1 Self Attested Photo ID Proof required (Like Pan card or Adhar card etc).

Publish your Name Change ads for Passport Purposes in 1 Local and 1 National Newspaper through online procedure. Newspapers Approved at the Passport Office. Call 09821566223 for CHANDIGARH, MOHALI, and surrounding areas in  Punjab and ALL OVER INDIA

PROCEDURE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Publishing of Name change advertisements in two Newspapers in CHANDIGARH and all over India is a formality to be fulfilled while applying for passport and other legal purposes in the following circumstances :

  • Change of one’s own name / father’s name
  • change of religion from x to y
  • Change in Spelling
  • Changing long names to short
  • Changing your surname
  • Change of religion
  • Name change ads in CHANDIGARH, Mohali and surrounding areas after marriage
  • Name in Birth certificate does not match with the leaving certificate
  • etc. etc
In such circumstances you need to have 1 self attested photo identity proof (For eg. Pan card or Adhar Card with corrected Name) to be submitted at the passport office along with a Change of name ad published in 1 National and 1 local newspaper in CHANDIGARH.
Procedure change name
Once you have the Pan Card /Adhar card or any other Photo ID Proof with correct name ready, kindly scan it and attach it in the form below and then click “pay now” to make the payment


Sample Ads for change of name for CHANDIGARH and surrounding locations in Punjab :
  • I, Pratibha Rani W/o Kanhiya Gupta R/o 3332, Housing Board Colony, Dhanas, Chandigarh 160014 have changed my surname name to Pratibha Gupta. 

  • I, Nishi Jindal W/o Prem Kumar Goyal, R/o H. No. 161, Phase 4, Mohali, Punjab – 160059 have changed my name to Nisha Goyal.
  • I, Prem Kumar Goyal, S/o Surendra Kumar Goyal   H. No. 161, Phase 4, Mohali, Punjab – 160059 have changed my name to Prem Kumar.
  • I, Navin Mathur, R/o H. No. 168, Phase 3, Mohali, Punjab – 160059 have changed my Minor child’s name from Seema kapoor to Seema Mathur
  • I, Pratibha Anand Goyal, R/o 363, Housing board Colony, Dhanas, Chandigarh- 160014 have changed my Minor child’s name from Arun Goyal to Arun Anand Goyal.

545/- ONLY

  • 21 YEARS OLD Co.


Deed poll Affidavit / Annexure E required earlier at the Passport Office for Name Change Ads has been DISCONTINUED from 28th dec 2016 as per the instructions from the Hon. Information Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Now only a self attested Photo Identity proof with correct name along with a newspaper ad in 1 local and 1 National Newspaper is required at the passport Office.!!!!!

Name change steps


Q. When will the ad be Published ?

A. If the Payment and Affidavit reaches us by 11.30 am the previous day the ad gets published the next day.

Q. Which Newspapers will the ad Appear ?

A. The Ad shall appear in Indian Express and Jansatta which is acceptable at the Passport Office. However if you wish to opt for other newspapers Like TOI, HT etc You may contact us for that the rates shall be given to you.

Q. Will I be facing any problems at the Passport Office?

A. No Sir, we have been placing ads since the last 21 yrs. The newspapers are all reputed and always accepted at the Passport Office.

Q. How do I get the Newspaper Copies?

A. We inform you 24 hrs in advance before the ads gets published. so you have sufficient time to buy the newspaper copies.

Q. What if the ad does not get published. I am afraid etc?

A. This has never happened. If due to unavoidable circumstances like technical issues at the publication house the ad gets published the next day. Your Payment is safe with us. You can even cancel the ad anytime prior to booking. However Just Provide us your Order ID no. and email it to us at and get 100% money refunded Back. Only 50/- shall be deducted as transaction charges.


Change Of Name ads Form


Father's OR Mother's Name*

Child's Old Name*Child's New Name*
Your Old Name*Your New Name*

AD MATTER:* use "Sample ads" from above to compose your own ad........

Reason for change of name ad*Choose location*

Choose Publication

Attachment - Proof ---Any ONE

Press the "SEND" button before making payment

pay now

Option to make payments through Debit card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Free Charge, Paytm, mobikwik etc

Areas Covered :

Format for change of name ad 

Sample ads for Name change ad 

Affidavit Sample for Change of Name ad 

Passport notification for change of name ad

Change of Name ads in  Chandigarh, Mohali and surrounding  Locations in Punjab 


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Name Change in passport  after Divorce

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