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A Step-by-Step Guide to Change Your Name in Madhya Pradesh

What is the legal process to change name?

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Are you willing to change your name legally but are unable to do so because of the lack of the right information? Don’t worry you have arrived at the right page here.

Changing your name legally is a straightforward process in Madhya Pradesh, and we’re here to guide you through the entire procedure. To ensure a smooth experience, follow the correct steps outlined in this article.

We will cover the comprehensive process of legally changing your name, including filling out an application form, navigating the newspaper publication requirement, providing a list of necessary documents, obtaining approval for your name change, having it published in the State Gazette, and addressing potential challenges post name change.


Changing your name legally through Gazette notification requires various steps to be followed. The procedure is similar almost in every part of India with few minor changes depending on the State guidelines.

Service is available for – Name change, Surname change, firms’ partnership deed change, change in address/place, etc.

Service NameName change service
StateMadhya Pradesh and others
Application modeOffline
Office AddressSee Map
Application format pdfDownload here
Gazette downloadDownload Available

Why change the name officially?

There are numerous reasons and requirements because of which you need to change your name legally, for example –

Stages involved in the name change process

The name change process will be completed in 6 stages –

  1. Document collection
  2. Preparation of documents
  3. Publication in the local newspaper
  4. Submission of documents in Govt. Press/Gazette office
  5. Publication of your name in the Official Gazette (done by officers)
  6. Downloading the Gazette from the official website of the concerned State Government press

List of Documents required

  1. Newspaper publication cutting
  2. Affidavit (Rs. 50 Non-Judicial stamp)
  3. Application form
  4. 2 Passport Size photos
  5. Photocopy of any one document like – an Aadhar card, passport, voter ID card, PAN card, driving license
  6. 1 Envelop
  7. DD or Bank challan (Rs. 400)


If the above steps have been followed properly, there is a great chance of getting your name changed within a few days.

How much time does it take to change the name?

The name change process consists of more than 5 stages. If you’ve accurately submitted your application form with all the necessary documents, authorities are likely to approve your request soon.

Typically, it takes 3 to 15 working days to complete the process. The publication timing depends on slot availability and the printing frequency of the press.


Madhya Pradesh Government Press address on Google MAP

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How can we help you?

You can submit your application form by yourself. However, it is a best practice to always hire an expert. We provide the name change service with a 50% discount to first-time users. – *FCFS Rule Applicable

For more details or to get your name changed legally, you can contact our verified partner/expert below –

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What to do after you get your name changed through the official Gazette?

Once, the publication in Gazette is completed, you can download this document from the official website of Controller, Government Press Madhya Pradesh Bhopal. The process is almost similar to any other state in India.

After your name is changed through this process, you are required to get your name updated in all or specific documents according to the name exactly published in the Gazette.

For this, you need to submit update/correction requests in specific/various documents – To update your name in PAN according to the Gazette you have to submit a request on the NSDL Portal, Aadhaar – UIDAI, and similarly, for change in voter ID you will have to submit a request on NVSP Portal.

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