IGNOU Address Change & Correction of Name (Application Form)

IGNOU Address and Name Correction Procedure – IGNOU students can change or correct their address and name in their academic database by following the given instructions. The printed performa for the address change is sent to the students along with the first set of IGNOU Study Material. If a candidate is transferred to another address or if any corrections are 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 the 10th class Certificate. Candidates can also download the application form from online if he/she has lost or misplaced the provided 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 fee 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 in the 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 they had applied.

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

    1. I also did mistake in mother’s name .It is showing my father’s name in place of mother’s name .I am so worried about this.

    2. i entered details correctly but my father’s name is given in mother’s column. what should I do now?

    3. iam also facing this problem i didn’t know how to change it please inform someone know about it

  1. sir when I got admission and receive my IGNOU I’d card but all details are correct but photo graph is not matching with mi
    what I can do now
    some days before I print my hall ticket there
    is same photo problem

  2. I want to change my category and marks of B.A. and M.A. in the form of B.ed. Jan 23 exam form. how can i change these details.


  3. I have recently done my admission but by mistake my father name spelling is wrong. how can i change the name?

  4. I have recently done my admission from IGNOU but I have made mistake in gender selection. How can I change???

  5. I have recently done my admission in IGNOU but I have done a spell mistake in Mother’s name. How can I change the name.

  6. sir My Master’s examinations are over, now its time to deliver marks sheet and provisional certificate from regional center vizag, can I change my correspondence address now?

  7. I have completed my B ed in the year 2011, and got my result card and convocation also,but then their is no provision for correction in name in documents.
    I have tried a lot to RC and to univercity Delhi by sending letters to know how to correct it. but it couldn’t work so please tell me what can I do ? it is very single alphabetical minor mistake.

    1. Search for “Application for Change of Address/Correction of Name” form. Send with the mentioned documents and orignal results. to Delhi.

  8. My name in the Degree certificate is wrong. the mistake was made by the university. I have tried multiple time to correct my name. I have even provided a DD of 1550 for changing my name from Shiasta Parween to Shaista Parween, even if it was not my fault. After that also, it was rectified as Shaista Parveen. Again i have to go through the same procedure and pay again and again as well as delay in my degree. Please suggest the further steps.

  9. sir maine 2013 me IGNOU se BTS me graduation kiya hai, mere naam ki spelling me mistake hai.
    Mai use ab sahi karna chahta hun.
    please, batayen mujhe kya karna hoga aur correction ki fee kitni hai…

  10. iam full my application but by mistake the passing should be written wrong It is 2023 but by mistake it would be 20211

  11. Dear sir, i need to upload the M.com final year sheet, but by mistake i have uploaded the 2nd year market sheet of M.com. So kindly send me the reply at early at possible how can i correct that issue.

    Please do the needful

  12. Dear sir , mai BA(honours) me admission Lena chahti thi lekin maine BAG me admission leli….
    please sir btayen mai correction kaise kr skti hun

    1. my name prakaahi mistaked my birth month can it change? when correction date comes?

  13. why the application form is showing father’s name instead of mother’s name despite filling all the details correctly? please help and fix it.

  14. Good Evening sir, I want to be sure that the application form which i have filled is correct or not. Is there any chance for its cancellation? I’m a little worried about the photo I attached in this form. Is there any chance of cancellation of this form regarding my photo???// sir ye form cancel toh nhi ho jayega na???

  15. Sir mera her marksheet ma father ka naam hai maina galte sa mother ka naam da deya koi problem hoga kya please reply sir

  16. sir,yesterday i had filled the examination form , there was a mistake of gender in it , how will it be corrected or is there any issue ?

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