IGNOU Address Change & Correction of Name (Application Form)

IGNOU Address and Name Correction Procedure – IGNOU Student can change or correct their address and name in their academic database by given instructions. The printed performa for the address change is sent the students along with the first set of IGNOU Study Material. If a candidate is transferred to another address or if any corrections needed in the address then they can submit this letter to correct or change the address.

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IGNOU Address Change Procedure

The student has to use provided performa and programme guide with the study material and the filled application must be sent to IGNOU Regional Centre which they selected at the time of enrollment in the university. They will make necessary changes in the database and will be updated to the Registrar, SED (Student Registration Division), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi. Candidate cannot make or send a direct request to SRD, New Delhi or any other regional centre of IGNOU.

Also Check: IGNOU Regional Centre List

IGNOU Name Change or Correction Procedure

If the candidate comes to know that there is a mistake in their name while checking their registration status then candidates have to correct the mistake soon to prevent from issues in future. For correction in the spelling of the name, candidates have to attach an attested photocopy of 10th class Certificate. Candidates can also download application form from online if he/she has lost or misplaced the provide performa and programme guide.

Download Application Form for Change of Address/Correction of Name

Candidates are requested to not write any letter to other officers of IGNOU University and it must send concerned RC only. The application sent to other departments will be ignored.


As per the notification dated 23rd August 2021, the university has decided to take a prescribed fees to make changes in the provisional marksheet, certificate and grade card for correction in name or address. The students have to pay the one of the below fees while applying for the name or address change in IGNOU.

  • Rs 500 (On or after 31st Convocation)
  • Rs 1500 (Between 1st to 30th Convocation)

Note – It is noted that if the mistake was made by the university then no fees will be charged to the candidates.

The Duration of Change after Application

Normally it takes 4 to 6 weeks to take effect the change of new address at student’s database.

Things To Do After Submission of Application

Once the students have submitted the application form for any of the above things can check the status of their application or change in the IGNOU Registration details page. The correction or a change will be updated their after verification of the correct documents. The student is requested to keep checking their IGNOU Admission Status to find the changes for which you had applied.

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64 thoughts on “IGNOU Address Change & Correction of Name (Application Form)”

    1. Maine July 2019 me mcom me admission liya he Lekin me apne name me surname likhna bhul gyi thi to ab me kya karu

    2. My name is Tejasvi Sood and it appears in my examination form for ignou as Tejasvi Mohan Sood.
      Please advice how to correct it.

    3. Sir ma 2019 me IGNOU lucknow se kiya hai MPa telebagh regional centre se vaha name correction form fill karna hoga ya delhi ki branch se

    1. My name in by default coming F..My enrollment number is 187652056 ….My program is MCA…. correct name is JAIN RINKALBEN NARESHBHAI…. please help for change this

    2. My name Divya Dutta Bora, student of MSW had already corrected my name very earlier in my ignou Registration status but even aftr completing iam not getting my provisional certificate or marksheet also more than 2 yrs nw.. ,as my original certificate reached in regional centre there is no any changes in name its came wrong again .its realy a harrasijg process again as i hv urgency of correct certificate fr job application.

    3. My name is Divya Dutta Bora i completed msw but not received my Marksheet. And at the same time after correction in Registration status my name not corrected in original degree what to do now.plz advice

    4. Dear Rinkalben Jain
      Please visit regional centre along with Name Proof and ID Proof like PAN AAdhar Card Matriculation Certificate
      Filliup Application form and provide Name Correction evidence.

  1. It is mentioned in admission form that name should be as per educational certificate. But, I am pursuing higher education after marriage and hence my surname has changed. Also all my id proofs are in post marital names. Please advise which name to write in admission form.

  2. Sir my name is Abinash kumar what my name correction my name is on depolma Abhinash kumar please correct my name ser roll no 165470395 programming code BDP


  4. Dear Sir,
    My name is Dushyant Kumar Enrollment no 116001050 BDP
    I have completed Graduation B.com in 2017 But my address not corrects only one alphabet wrong . so can you correct the address in my mark sheet.

    1. My Enrollment no is 2001946151 (M.A Philosophy) My father’s Name is PARKASH SINGH. But it is printed on my admission status is….PÀ€RKASH SINGH. How can I correct it please reply on my mail id?

  5. I completed DCIM and ADCIM course in the year of December 2010, but I have received mark sheet,provisional certificate and convocation certificate mentioned December 2009 (wrongly mentioned completion year), instead of Dec’2010 and Dec’2009 was mentioned in the certificate.How can I get corrected certificate please reply on my mail id?

  6. My Name and address both are wrong , I informed my college administration but they did not change it what should I do ?

  7. My name is Tarun Tiwari I have
    Join in CCHN course enrollment no.200200971
    Exam form in incomplete address pls request my Complete address and. Name

  8. I have been graduated from IGNOU. My real name spelling is “Md Naushad Ansari” but the IGNOU has issued my name in the certificate as ” MD Noushad Ansari.

    How to make the correction?

    1. I am in Bcom 1st year before I am science student but I fill the form wrong and there I fill in main subject commerce

  9. Sir, I complete BA history Hons December 2020. but my name is wrong in my grade card. I send five times mail rcpatna regional center but not change my name in grade card. my name is JITU KUMAR.but grade card entry name is JITU KUMARI.plz sir any solution correction of name.

  10. I completed BA Philosophy in IGNOU in 2012. and got my grade card also. But my name is not correct. Now 8 years is completed but now i needed to correct the certificate. is it possible to correct my name and how can i correct my name now?

  11. what is the procedure to correct name in ignou course BHM because it is incorrect in my registration kindly provide some details regarding this issue.

  12. my name is saumya k e. but in the registration the name is soumya biju. i want to change the name to saumya k e. i didint get the entrolment number. i fill the form. how to send.

  13. My name is Vikash Kumar Sinha, I did my MCA in 2010. My name is incorrect in my MCA Certificate. They forget to add “H” – Vikas in my first name. How to correct this mistake. Your reply will be appreciated. I need to submit my MCA Certificate for verification. Thanks.

  14. maine name correction ke lie 18/02/2020 ko apply kiya tha jisme 500/- ki dd, application form, original mark sheet and affidavit sath me jama kiya tha jiska aaj ke date 06/03/2021 kuchh bhi ata pata nhi he jabki 6 month me ho jaega bole the ignou center me. ab me kya karu….?

  15. i correct my name from your office . i show in student profile that your name correction successfully. But when i got my marksheet and provision certificate i found that my name was incorrect. my roll no is 167078250. Course Name is Bachelor of Library and Information science. please give some suggestion how to get correct marksheet as well as provisional certificate.

    1. Even I faced the same situation, I went to rc centre and they corrected my name in profile but it’s not corrected in grade card and provisional certificate. I sent a name correction form with Rs 500 DD but no response so far.

      Did you find out any procedure ?

  16. I Muhamed Rashid. C completed my M. Com in June 2014 from IGNOU (Enrolment Number:125946127). I was received my two year’s mark list and provisional certificate on right time with an error in name even though I had given all certificates at the time of registration. My name is ‘MUHAMED RASHID. C ‘as per my SSLC certificate and all other records. But it printed wrongly as ‘MOHAMMED RASHID’ in mark list and provisional certificate.
    To correct this error, I gave a request to IGNOU regional center Eranakulam on 29th January 2015. As per this request my name is corrected in computer records and received original certificate with correct name. A copy of corrected registration details and copies of all other documents are enclosed. Besides these I had sent number of mails to different departments of IGNOU including student’s evaluation division to correct this error. but I didn’t get proper solution.
    Now I am facing lot of issues due to this error. This is repeated in my M. Phil. certificate also which is completed from Bharathidasan University, Tamilnadu during 2018-19.
    Is it any solution for my issue?

  17. Resepcted sir,

    I have completed my BCom and received my degree as well as marksheet. The name on the degree and mark sheet is printed as AKASH KULBHUSHAN MAHAJAN. However, my correct name is AKASH MAHAJAN.

    How can I get it corrected on urgent basis since I want to get it evaluated for higher studies abroad and they want it to be as per my correct name.

    I will be highly obliged if you can help me in this.

    1. Enrollment no 2102162306 correction my Father name Mohd Afzal Wani instead of Mohd Afzil wani

  18. My name is satyendra kumar kushwaha enrollment 075176943 but saiyendra kumar kushwaha.please correction my name 2011

  19. Sir,
    My name is Afjal Karim Ansari, but in the Student portal it appears “Afzal Karim Ansari”, i have sent a mail for correction of name no. of times, but there is no reply from the regional centre, as i am out of station, it is difficult to visit in my regional centre.
    Please give me a solution regarding same.

    Thanks & Regards
    Afjal Karim Ansari

  20. Sir JI
    My name is Kesari Devi but galti se application form me Tikam Ram ho gaya hai ji
    Please correct my name
    Control number 21203894315
    Please correct my name
    My name is Kesari Devi please correct please


  22. Sir while filling bca form my date of birth is wrong.
    How can I change that.
    And no one picks the call of helpline no sir for what is it given then.
    We believe in the system but system should help us.
    Please help 🆘🆘🆘🆘🆘🆘🆘🆘🆘

  23. I want to come at the center for correct my name and he suggested to online so how can do there is no option on google

  24. I have completed my BSCN(PB) in the year 2015.My Enroll no is 110008705. I want to change my address to receive my provisional certificate. I forgot the address written at the time of admission as I have shifted to many houses. What should I do now?

  25. Sir 12/12/2021 ko IGNOU se master degree me online admission liya jime mother ke jagah father ka nam fill ho gaya hai father ka name application form me nahi diya hai mai correction karna chahata hu kaise hoga plese help me sir🙏🙏🙏🙏

  26. Sir mene 2021 me admission lia hai ntte me mera project submit nahi hua last date 15 jan thi me dobara kab submit krva sakti hu aur mere email ve change krvne hai kia kru

  27. Can women who get married after enrolling for a course get their name changed after receiving a marriage certificate and updated documents like AADHAR, PAN, etc.?

  28. Sir I was a sister, so my address was given from Convent. But now I came out from the Convent and I am at home. Even I have not got my books from the Convent, they didn’t give me the book. Sir please change my address and email id.

  29. Mere admission form m name change ho gya h cafe wale n apna dal diya ks change hoga plz btaye ur kya documents lgenge plz hlp

  30. Sir,
    I do some irrer mistake in my address I want toh correct it plzz sir help m
    I humbly request you to change my address

  31. Hi,
    Just wanted to simple change me e-mail id to my current mail id, request you to kindly guide me for the same. Waiting for yours good response.

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