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Notice of Change of Name

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Notice of Change of Name

A Notice of Change of Name is a letter used to inform someone that a person has changed their name. Both individuals and organizations can change their names for some reason and when they do, they should inform their various contacts about the name change.

This letter outlines the old name of the party sending this letter, the new name of the party sending the letter, and the name and particulars of the recipient of the letter.

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A company or organization that has changed its corporate name can use this letter to apply to the Corporate Affairs Commission for change of name. Also, individuals or organizations can use this letter to notify their account managers, newspaper publishers, clients, customers, friends, business partners, or other interested parties about the name change, as this will help these parties to alter the records to reflect the new name.

This document can be sent as a letter or an email. If it will be sent as a letter, after completing the document, it should be printed and signed by the sender.If the party sending the letter is a registered organization (for example, company, business name, incorporated trustees, etc.), an authorized representative of the organization should sign the document. The representative here should be a person in a position of authority (for example, a director, managing partner, director, general manager).

If the document will be sent as an email, the sender should complete the form and forward it to the recipient's email address. After signing the document, it should be sent to the recipient, and the sender should keep a copy for record purposes.


Applicable law

The Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 is applicable to organizations that have changed their names. Also, Births, Death (Compulsory Registration) Act apply to this document.


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