There are not many times that we may need a name change except for a few common reasons which is known by all of us. As in every day to day transaction we require a legal document hence not having one can only cause a lot of inconvenience & wastage of your valuable time. A few inconveniences which can be caused due to name change not done : Apply for Passport with New Name The passport requires the husband name to be mentioned in the passport & hence a valid legal document lets the information be added easily. Banking Account Operations (Held Jointly) If there is a change in the last name then the same has to be mentioned in the photo id proof which is required by the bank to ensure no fraud takes place. Can't establish relationship proof The marriage certificate is also dependent on the legal document which is prepared by submitting an affidavit. Inclusion of New name in Ration Card This is especially useful when if due to any reason the family is a nuclear family to get the benefits of lesser rates on basic essentials which is offered by the government. A few reasons for Change of Name could be : Change of Name after Marriage for Women Change of name is required for various reasons for a woman post marriage specially for Indian Passport processing, Banking account operations, Endorsement of Spouse name in Passport, Inclusions of name in Ration Card, Matching of address of Ration card with the various id proofs, etc. Change of Name after Divorce in case of a Re-Marriage For the women to get any benefit post-divorce & in the new marriage it is important to have the last name legally changed as the previous family name would differ from the new surname. Change of Name in Birth Certificate & School LC A person does not remain in school all his life & moves on to take up a job either in India or abroad & with a lot of document frauds & stricter rules being followed by the companies it’s important to have a name change done on these certificates as they are asked by both private as well as government organizations. Spelling Mistakes in Old Name A spelling mistake in old name can be very troubling specially in family matters as it’s not possible to inform everyone of this mistake & hence usually it is seen that when the will is made by your ancestors or any of your family members gives you money in form of a cheque, the bank may not accept the same as higher amounts of more than 50,000 require a valid photo id proof hence the legal document saves you a lot of time & energy. Change of Name of a child in case of an Adoption Adoption is not a common practice in India but it does happen & when the child is adopted, generally his family history may be a mystery & hence during adoption the name change is required as the admission in the school becomes difficult without a valid legal document hence it’s important to change the name. Change of name due to Numerology or Astrology This happens a lot in the film industry & the name is the most important aspect of the person due to the celebrity status that he enjoys. All the contracts are signed with the name & requires changes to be done even in the bank accounts hence it is important to legally change the name for ease of life. Change of Name in case of change in religion These days cross religion marriages are very common& hence it becomes difficult to establish a relationship in between the husband & wife unless supported by a legal document & hence it is important to make the changes so that the future day to day transaction become easy. Apart from basic details as above, these text ads also have the picture of the bride/groom and is intentioned for a better prospect .