Anyone can change the name and surname an unlimited number of times. The change of surname involves the replacement of some documents and often takes a long time. The concepts such as changing the surname and the change of surname should be distinguished. Both of these actions are performed according to the rules described in the Family Code of the Russian Federation.
In both cases, new documents are issued a month after the application is submitted. Changing the surname is possible when marriage. In this case, one of the spouses changes his surname to the name of the other spouse, or the option of a double name is possible. It is also possible to change the surname to children under the age of 14 for one of the names of parents.
According to the adopted legislation, in order to change the surname, name or patronymic, you need to contact the registry office. A change in the surname is carried out on the basis of a personal statement of a citizen.
Such a statement should be written in the name of the head of the administration of the settlement in which you live. The main point in the application will be a description of the reasons for the change of surname, name or patronymic. The registry office will definitely pay attention to this item, so the reason for changing their personal data should be quite adequate. Is the reason that you want to acquire a new surname is important is determined for each person purely individually. For example, significant reasons will be:
The desire to change your last name to the surname of the stepfather;
Non -harmoniousness of the surname;
Negative characteristics of the surname according to astrological data;
Changing a foreign surname to Russian.
In some other cases, employees of the registry office may have a conversation with a citizen, as a result of which sometimes there is a rejection of their intentions. If, for example, you want to change the name to the name of the celebrity, most likely such a statement will not be accepted. The exception may be that one of your relatives is this surname. In order not to get a refusal, consult the registry office employees, how best to formulate your desire on paper.
To change the surname, a certain package of documents will be required, which depends on the social status of the applicant. After changing the surname, name or patronymic, it is necessary to replace a number of other documents, such as:
Insurance pension certificate and TIN;
Insurance medical policy;