A lot of people ask questions such as ”how do I change
my name after marriage? Or am tired of bearing this old name I want to change and answer a new name?
Is changing of one’s name in Nigeria a stressful process? What are the facts about name changing?
In this post we will show you how you can easily change your name to your husbands name or to another name of your choice,all you have to do is to follow the two steps quick guide below.
How To Change Your Name In Nigeria > Step By Step Quick Guide
Make sure that you are in possession of your wedding certificate (if your married) as this will go a long way in helping you to change your name.
You should also know that every Nigerian has the right to change his/her name,however the person has to be over 18 years old.
After following the instructions in step 1,the next step is to inform all the relevant people in your life about the name change,you might consider informing your bank,place of work,school etc.
In most cases when you want to effect the change of name in an international passport or your bank account,you will be required to show some documents such as your marriage certificate or a sworn affidavit which serves as a legal document to back up your claim.
Listed above is how you can easily change your name in Nigeria,the whole process shouldn’t cost you more than ten thousand Naira.