Process for Gender and Name Change in Gazette without Surgery

This document is based on the experiences in Delhi Gazette office. The best thing is that anyone can do it without help from any organisations or lawyers.

  • Two printed copies of a Self-Declaration in print. (Please type it). The format is here. The Delhi Gazette office gave us this format.
SELF DECLARATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME/GENDER
PUBLIC NOTICE
  1. I…………………….Daughter/Son/Transgender of ……………………..residing at …………….. hereby undertake that I, ………………………..want to change my name to ……………………and gender as Male/Female
  1. I, ………………..henceforth be known as ………………….S/O or D/O of ……………………..
  2. The above statement made by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. If any legal issue arises in this regard at any stage I will be responsible for the same and, The Department of Publication will not be liable for any consequences arising therefrom.
Name and Signature
(Previous name)
Witness No. 1
Full Name:___________________________________         Signature:___________________
Address:____________________________________________________________________
Phone no./Mobile no. _________________________________________________________
Witness No. 2
Full Name:___________________________________         Signature:___________________
Address:____________________________________________________________________
Phone no./Mobile no. _________________________________________________________

 

  • Advertisement in one National Newspaper. Here is the format

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
It is for general information that I was previously known as………….., D/O of………………, R/O, ……………….and after undergoing Gender Transition therapy under the supervision of registered medical practitioner in Delhi, have changed my gender as male. I henceforth be known as…………….., S/O……………., R/O, . It is certified that I have complied with other legal requirements in the connection.

For the newspaper advertisement, many newspapers like Hindu asks for SRS certificate. There is a newspaper called Sikh Times and they charge just Rs.1500 for the advertisement.  They just need the GID letter.

  • The Self Declaration without witness signature in 2007 word format copied in a CD
  • There is a CD form which you will receive at the Gazette office.
  • GID letter or Gender Dysphoria letter from the Psychiatrist. It can be in any format.
  • Two recent passport Size photos
  • NALSA judgement
  • A photocopy of your Aadhar Card

 

The fee for Gender and Name change is Rs. 1400 which you need to pay in cash. The public notice will be published in the gazette notification after 2-3 weeks on a Saturday.

For more information, you can visit the Gazette office. The staff is helpful.

 

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