If there is an error in the spelling of the name, surname or patronymic in the passport, birth certificate, or marriage certificate, you should immediately contact the organization that issued the document for correction by receiving a new one without errors. If this is not done, a lot of problems may arise when crossing the border, receiving funds, registering an inheritance, etc.
It is necessary
- -birth certificate
- - certificate of marriage or divorce
- -application to the court
- - death certificate of the testator
- - documents of the testator
For example, if the name Natalya is recorded in the passport, and Natalia's name is on the birth certificate, the name is incorrect. Only spelling errors should be corrected on the birth certificate. If Alena's name is recorded in this document, and you would like Elena, then the correction will be illegal. In this case, you can only change the name itself. Corrections of errors in the name are made in accordance with the Federal Law of the Russian Federation, article no. 70.
To correct the mistake when recording the name in the birth certificate, you need to contact the registry office at the place of registration of the fact of birth or at the place of residence.
Write a statement indicating the reason. Submit your passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate.
In two months, the registry office will issue a new document with the correct entry.
If a child under 14 needs to correct the mistake in the name, the mother should apply and write a statement on her own behalf. From the age of 14, the mistake will be corrected at the request of the child with the permission of the mother.
If the name is entered incorrectly in the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation or international passport, you need to contact the Federal Migration Service.
Write a statement, submit a birth certificate, marriage certificate.
In one to two weeks, a new document with a corrected entry will be issued.
If you make a mistake in the spelling of the name in the marriage or divorce certificate, you must contact the registry office. Write an application, submit a passport, birth certificate, marriage or divorce certificate.
After the specified period of time, a new document with the correct entry will be issued.
If a person draws up an inheritance and the wrong record of the name was found in the documents of the testator, in accordance with Article 265 of the Civil Procedure Code, it is possible to prove the compliance of the record in the documents only in court, due to the death of the owner.