This affidavit is a declaration made by the minor’s parent(s)/guardian(s) that he has renounced or corrected the child’s previous name. It is needed to declare that
the parent(s)/guardian(s) of the minor child has discarded the original name of the child and adopted a new name and now the child shall be
identified by his/her new name.
To make this affidavit legally enforceable, it is needed to be printed on a stamp paper of the appropriate value and be duly notarized. Also, publication of information related to the change of
name in any newspaper. This affidavit can be used If a parent/guardian of a minor child and wish to change or correct child’s original name to a new name due to any reason.