Samples for Application for Name Correction

Sample applications and letters for name corrections on mark-sheet, bank account, school records, passports, certificates, ID cards, employment cards, student cards in schools, colleges, universities, company, documents etc. You may modify the sample according to your needs and circumstances.

How to write an application letter, for the correction my name in university?

The Academics office, FC College Lahore,

Respected sir,

With due respect, I would like to inform you that I have received my university card but it has a spelling error. My name is Amina Khan but by mistake you have printed Amna Khan on it. I request you to edit my name as the university is going to start from next week. I shall be really thankful for the quick response.

Yours obediently,

Amina Khan

Application for Correction of Name and Date of Birth

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education,

Subject: Correction of Name and Date of birth

Dear Sir,

It is to bring to your notice that I am a student of Metric (Science) studying in Allied School of Colleges, Lahore enrolled under the roll number (mention your roll number). My name is misspelled and my date of birth is incorrect on my roll number slip. I have enclosed a copy of my B-Form. It shows the correct spellings and birth year.

Kindly make the necessary changes and issue a corrected roll number slip to me as soon as possible for appearing in my board exams. I shall be very thankful to you for your assistance.

Looking forward to a prompt action from you.



Application for Name Correction in Bank Records

Respected Branch Manager,

This application is to request a correction in my name. My name is Jason Smith but due to an error, my account is opened by the name of Jansen Smith. Else, this would create hurdles in assessing my money from the bank. I request a change in my name to save my and bank’s time.

Sincerely Yours,

Jason Smith

Application Letter for Name Correction on Birth Certificate

Dear Sir,

I am Urooj D/O M. Ashraf resident of District Rawalpindi and I wrote to you to  request for issuing my birth certificate as required for my Visa Processing. But,  the birth certificate (RD-675847-U) I received had the wrong name written on it. It had the name “Umama” . I request you to please issue a new certificate with my correct name  as registered “Urooj”. I will be thankful to you.

D/O M. Ashraf

Request letter for Name Spelling Correction in Birth Certificate

Dear Sir,

Recently, I got my birth certificate from the office of Union Counsel. My name on the certificate is misspelled. My correct and complete name is Sadia but it is written on the certificate with wrong spellings as “Sedia”. I request you to please issue a new birth certificate with correct spellings “Sadia” as soon as possible. I need to submit my birth certificate with the admission form in next week. I am looking forward towards your cooperation.

Thanking you,


Request Letter For Name Correction on Passport

Dear Sir,

Recently I got my passport made in order to apply for working visa abroad. But my name on the passport isn’t correct. My name is Ahmad Arsalan (Copy of National ID card attached) and it is written as Arsalan Ahmad. Copy of the submitted form with my correct name is also attached for your review. I request you to please correct my name in your record and issue a new passport with correct name because it is not acceptable with my other documents with this name.


Ahmad Arsalan
NIC: 33345-654378

Application for Name Correction on Educational Certificates, Result Card

Dear Sir,

My daughter “Hammna” passed metric examination in 20– year with Roll Number 105790. Her name on the result card is misspelled as Hamna. I request you to please correct this name as on ID card “Hammna”. I also checked the copy of the submitted form for examination where we mentioned her name correctly.

Now she is looking for admission in the college but difference in her name on ID card and Metric Result Card is causing a lot of issues in the admission process. I request you to please correct her name on the Result Card as well as on Certificate as soon as possible.


Abdul Haq

Application for Name Correction in School, College and University

Dear Madam,

I am Minahil D/O Muhammad Qasim studying in BSc Engineering at NUST. My name in the University is spelled wrongly as “Minamil” and now it is been called every where in the University. I request you to please correct my name in the University records and also issue a notice to my department for the correction. If you can announce my correct name for University students through a notice I will be thankful to you.

Your Obediently,

Reg: NUS-658-14

Request Letter for Name Correction Samples
Request Letter for Name Correction Samples

Application for Name Correction in Court

Mr. James,
District Court Judge,
New York, USA.

Dear Sir,

It is requested that my name is Adams Smith S/O Smith Lawrence but it has been misprinted on my O-Levels School certificate as Adam Jones by some sort of typing Error. I request you kindly direct the district municipal authority to change my name on my Certificate from Adams Jones to Adams Smith. I shall be grateful to you for this.

Yours Sincerely,


Request Letter for Spelling Correction in Office Records

Respected Sir,

I am writing this to you so that I can tell you that the spellings of my father’s name are incorrect in the details of office documents. So I want you to correct it as I could face any problem relating to it in future. Please inform me after correcting it.


Manager IT

Request Letter for Name Correction in Life Insurance Policy

Dear insurance company,

I am writing to you because I would like to request that please correct my name on my life insurance. I recently came into your office and sorted out my life insurance for my whole family.

However, with this in mind, I was very disappointed to see that one of the names was written wrong. My name is spelled as “Carly” but on my life insurance certificate it is spelled as “Carley”.  I hope that you can sort this out soon as I need this for some very important documents. I am looking forward towards your reply.

Kind regards,

Mrs. Carly Rufus

Application to Insurance Company for Correction of Name

 To the insurance company,

Respected Manager,

Last week I came to your insurance company and requested for a new insurance account. I made sure to fill in all the details in the form correctly. On (mention date) morning, I received a confirmation mail that my insurance account is operating. However, my name mentioned in the email was not correct. I think there is some sort of misunderstanding because the rest of details besides my name are all correct.

I request you to kindly correct my name in the profile as soon as possible to avoid any sort of misunderstanding in the future. For any further queries or clarification, feel free to contact me. I would be very grateful to you.

Best Regards,

Ali Noor

Application for correction of the name of my mother in my mark sheet

To: Principal Larry
McKenna Middle School
Virginia, United States

I hope this letter receives you in good health. I am writing in regards to the mark sheet I had received. The name of my mother is spelled incorrectly; this can cause issues when I apply to university. My mother’s name is “Lisa Kennan”, but on the mark sheet it is written “Liza Kenan”. Please correct this as soon as possible and send me a new mark sheet.

Thank you,
David Bart
Virginia, United States

Request Letter for Correction of My Name on my Pay Slip

To: HR Dept. iCare Diagnostics Laboratory
Woodhaven, Manitoba, Canada

I am writing to inform you that I was unable to cash my recent pay slip. Upon further inspection, this was due to the incorrect spelling of my name on the pay slip. My name is spelt “Arthur McCaffrey”, however on the pay slip it is spelled as: “Arthur McCafferey”.

Please correct this mistake as soon as possible and issue me a new pay slip.

Thank you,

Arthur McCaffrey
Employee at iCare Diagnostics Laboratory
Woodhaven, Manitoba, Canada

Application to Change my Father’s Name Spelling

UK National Registry
London, United Kingdom

To whom it may concern,

On many of my official documents the name of my legal guardian, who is my father, is incorrect. This name’s  mismatch can become an issue at various places, such as applying for schools or other places where they wish to confirm my identity.

My father’s name is Henry Kendrick Farmer. I request you to please  correct this  in the registry.

Jared Farmer
London, United Kingdom

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18 thoughts on “Samples for Application for Name Correction”

  1. I need letter format for add surname on office record. because in my previous Pan card my surname is hidden, which i have already rectify in income tax know my new pan card have print with my full name.

  2. Sir please help me. I have a problem my father was died on 9th october 2017. I have to write for my father’s name mised spell to dead certificate

  3. hi I need letter to correct my sur name in my 10th class board certifcate can u send it on my email adress please

  4. Respected Sir This application is to request a correction in the name. My name is Sudhir Kumar Singh but due to adhar card mistake it is Sudhir Singh. So I request to change my name Sudhir Kumar Singh. My enrollment 1020/25217/01060.

  5. Dear sir,
    I want to write an application for change religion in my Eqama I’d.
    I am muslim but on my Eqama non muslim. Please tell me how I write this application.