Sample Change of Name Templates for booking Change of Name Announcement Ads in Indian Newspapers

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Sample Classified Page

This post is a guide on how to best compose your Change of Name ad for highest response in newspapers.  Name Change Ads in Newspapers are characterized with standard abbreviations & information which helps readers respond effectively.

Sample Name change Announcement Advertisements :

I am known as Tahur Raja, Syed Tahur Raja and Syed Tahur Raja Rizvi, S/O Late Syed Abu Ali.I shall henceforth be known as Syed Tahur Raja Rizvi vide affidavit No.13372
dated 18.06.08 sworn in the Court of Judicial Magistrate, First Class, Alipore, Kolkata

You may need to produce certain documents (legal affidavit etc) while booking your Change of Name/Legal Notice Ad in any newspaper in India!

You can use abbreviated forms of certain words within your name change ad to reduce your total classified ad cost. Kindly refer to the following list of abbreviations  while booking your next ad in Change of Name column. These are standard abbreviations for announcement ads appearing in Times of IndiaHindustan TimesThe HinduMalayala Manorama and other leading newspapers in India.

Below is a list of some of the more popular Change of Name templates used to book change of name newspaper ads in newspapers. You can use / customize these templates for booking Lost ads in Times of IndiaHindustan TimesThe HinduMalayala Manorama & all other regional newspapers in India!

You can choose to release your Name Change announcement advertisement ad in either Classified Text or Classified  Display Format – based on your advertisement budget :

Sample Classified Ad

Classified Text Ad :

  • Economical, Charges per line/word
  • Ad appearing in simple running text
  • Enhance with Tick, Border & Bold

More Sample Change of Name Sample Classified Ads:

Sample 1: I, Shekar Pallikondan Nandini, daughter of Shekar Rangaswamy Pallikondan, born on 16-10-1981, residing at B107, ND Gipfel Apartments, Kalena Agrahara, Bannerghatta Rd, Bangalore-560076 shall henceforth be known as Nandini Vinod

Sample 2 : I,Mani Divakaran@Suman Divakaran W/o Late.M.K. Divakaran.Have Changed My Name As M.M.Sumadhi Vide Affidavit Dt:30102010 Before Notary B.G.Sriram.

Sample 3 : I ATIYA JYOTI GOPINATH, d/O Gopinath Ravindran shall henceforth be known as ATIYA GOPINATH vide affidavit No.13372 dated 18.06.08

You may also book Sample classified display ads for greater visibility  by choosing the templates available on the website or by uploading your own design! Want to check the rates for booking name change ads in a newspaper of your choice? Do that instantly online by visiting our rates and offers page for all newspapers in India.

Refer to our Name Change and Announcement FAQ Section to get answers to all your advertising related queries.

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  1. Rajat Upadhyay

    plz send me quatation for advertisement
    thans & regads
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    Rajat upadhyay

  2. Ashwini

    I want to post a change of name ad on vijaya karnataka(kannada paper) and Deccan herald.
    Please let me know the documents i need to produde.

  3. Vinayak

    I have already got my 5 year old son’s name changed in the official gazette and have the gazette copy with me. Do I need a notary official affidavit for placing an advertisement in the news paper or is the official gazette information sufficient. Please clarify.

  4. Terry M

    If I have to publish the loss of my CBSE pass certificates, under which category should I publish the same ?

  5. Manish

    I have my mother’s name printed incorrectly in my passport. I would like take this out in a newspaper to apply for the change in passport.

    Please let me know what documents are required to book this add in a newspaper. It would be great if you can provide me a sample add for the same.

    • saptarsi


      You can book an ad in any newspaper. Once the ad comes out you can take a clipping from the publicaion’s epaper version. Alternatively you can also collect it from a local newspaper vendor. For assistance call us 09830629298 or email –

    • RK


      I am also in the process of changing the name of my son who is 5 years old and have some queries. In case you have successfully completed this process, can you help me in the queries please. My email id is


      • Thank you for your response sir, for your convenience we have a new Question and Answer Forum where you can ask your questions and receive responses from us on or try our Live Chat so that our Customer Care executive can help you out for query. For any other queries you can even call on our customer care helpline. Do let us know your query.

  6. Anil Agrawat


    Actually my brother want to change his name. I want to give ad in two leading news papers in delhi (1 english + 1 hindi). Please let me know your rates.

    Also, I want to give one more ad to change my wife name.

    What are the documents required to submit with you along with application.please let me know.

    Anil Agrawat

  7. Deepak

    Hi, my wife is a serving Indian Air Force employee and has changed her name after marriage. I want to see any sample advt. for name change given by any Army/Navy/Air Force employee, if u have any.

  8. Shadab Hasan

    Hi, i am looking for name change format of affidavit (Annexure E) and the news paper format for minor(2 yrs son). Pls help me for the same.

    Pls see the below format, if its fine…

    “I father of residing at My Son born on , Passport Number: has changed his name to “” vide . Henceforth he has to be called and known as “”

  9. Mausam Agrawal

    Hi, I want to give Ad for the name change in 2 newpaper (one hindi and one english) plz provide sample hindi ads. That will be helpful.

  10. Tushar Srivastava

    I want to post a name change ad in one local(Ghaziabad) and one national newspaper.
    I stay in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad.
    Please suggest the lowest cost newspapers for my ad. This ad would be used for Passport Application purpose.

  11. Ramanathan

    I want to post a name change ad in one local(TamilNadu-Karaikudi) and one national newspaper.
    I stay in US.
    Please suggest the lowest cost newspapers for my ad. This ad would be used for Name change purpose.
    Also, can the newspaper edition be sent to my USA address?

  12. Amit

    My name is Amit Bhagwan Dhumale, but in my leaving it is mentioned Amit Bhaguram Dhumale. Now i want to give and add in newpaper for change of name. Thsi is required for Passport Application. Also a notary of change of name is been made. Kindly suggest

    • Thank you for contacting releaseMyAd! We need certain documents for Change of Name newspaper adverts, so please mail us your requirements along with your location and newspaper preference and our customer care representative will contact you and help you book the advertisement.

  13. Bhola Nath

    I have to publish my name change in newspaper:
    My permanent address is: Village and Post- madhupur, District- Sonebhadra( Robertsganj)
    Uttart Pradesh- 231216
    Present Address: Bharuch, Gujarat.
    Could you please tell me how can I book an advertisement at my permanent address in English/Hindi newspaper. I m not finding the place:(

    • Thanks for contacting releaseMyAd. To place a name change advert in a newspaper, the category should be Announcements and as per company policies you need to produce an affidavit to testify your name change.
      If you want to proceed towards booking your ad, please visit the following link: or you can also choose Baroda as your preferred location. The Surat or Baroda Editions of many newspapers is circulated in and around the Bharuch area. You can review the rates of both national and regional newspapers. Simply choose from any newspaper or package and proceed to compose your advert.
      Please ensure completing the entire booking process at least 2-3 days in advance of the intended release dates. For any more clarifications related to booking newspaper ads, please email your queries to or

  14. Sindhu

    My name is K. Sindu as per my Matriculation Certificate but inadvertantly in my Pan Card it is written as Sindhu Kumar, Voters ID K. sindhu. In my Bank Account also the h is included ie.e instead of K. Sindu it is K. Sindhu. My employers have asked me to change the name in PF account too and towards the formalities they are asking me to place a Newspaper Ad. Could you please guide me about the necessary formalities stepwise.

  15. Hardik Mistry

    I want to post an advertisement in one local and one national newspaper. I am staying in Mumbai

  16. Manjunath

    My name on SSLC marks card is ‘Manjunath Gurupadappa Saunshi’, and in my birth certificate it is ‘Manjunath’.
    During passport appointment they kept my application on hold saying they want my full name as in SSLC on birth certificate.
    now municipalty people are not ready to provide with full name.
    So please can anyone help me which type of add i need to publish and affidavit type..

    thank you.

    • Thank you for your query. Please know that releaseMyAd is an online ad booking agency. We can only help you book ads in any newspaper across India. As per your requirement, you need to publish a Change of Name ad under the announcement section of your preferred newspaper. To enable us to help you select the newspaper, you are required to provide us with your location or you may simply tell us the name of the newspaper you want to get your ad published in.
      You can visit the announcements page to review the sample ads along with the newspapers and their editions at

      To start booking your ad you may visit us at origin-of-newspaper-advertising



  18. Sana

    i want to give an announcent for change of name in national newspapers(like deccan chronicle,Times of India,The Hindu etc).I am resindent of kakinada(Andhra Pradesh),near to Rajhumandry city what are the cheapest offers available and for which newspaper.

  19. kiruthikasri

    My name is already changed by my father when iam a minor.He also got government gazzete is this enough for ad in news paper?

    • As per your requirement, you intend to book a Name Change Announcement. In order to enable us to help you with the booking of your ad, please let us know your preferred newspaper and location. You can review the ad samples on the Name Change Sample Ads Page and also book your ad in the preferred newspaper online itself.
      You can also email us at or
      Also remember that after your ad is booked, you are required to provide us with a Notarized Affidavit as testimony of the Change in your Name, as per company policy and publication house guidelines.

  20. benerjee

    hello sir, i did applied for a passport and for the change of name they asked me for paper clippings[Paper clipping of two leading daily newspapers in original (one daily newspaper should be of the area of Applicant’s Permanent Address and the other at Current Address or nearby area)]how could i make it and what is the legal affidavit i have to submit for it.
    i stay in could i approach the newspapers for advertising

    • releaseMyAd is an online newspaper ads booking agency and we assist you with the ad booking in any newspaper as per your location and requirement. In order to review the list of English and local newspapers in Hyderabad available for Change of Name ads, please visit our Newspaper Decider Tool. You can review the ad rates, newspaper circulation details as well as the best packages available for advertising. Just choose the preferred newspapers or the package that suits your requirement and then proceed to compose your advertisement with the help of sample ads. You can also take the help of our Online Booking Tutorial for assistance with the ad booking.

      In case of Change of Name ads, you need to provide us with a Notarized Affidavit duly signed and approved by a Gazette Officer testifying the change in name. Forward the same to For any further queries, please send an email with your query or requirements to or

  21. We are an online ad booking company, we can only help you book your change of name advertisement in newspaper of your choice. We cannot assure you whether you purpose will be fulfilled or not as we are not the concerned person for this. But surely you can book your advertisement in any newspaper with the help of our Online Ad Booking Ad Tutorial and Change of Name ad samples.
    For getting your ad booked, email us at or or you may even call us on 0983062928. If you want our executive to get in touch with you to get your ad booked, then you can provide your contact details as well.