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I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Nobody: 10:48am On Aug 05, 2020
Real quick!
I have a uncle in the UK who is a citizen and he assured me that if I can change my surname to his, he will fly me over to the UK.

I'm a 300L student studying economics here in Nigeria, and my name is .... ( This is the name I have in all my documents) and the surname my uncle want me to change to is 'Richard' so after changing my name it will look like this "Dayo Richard".

I want to apply for a change of name (to address the surname)

After doing the change of name I want to also apply for my National Identification Registration with (NIMC) which definitely I will have to do a new Birth Certificate with my new name.

Now my problem is this :
Will the change of surname affect my travelling documents if I want to apply for a visa, since the surname I have on my academic documents is different from my new surname?

What do you think I can do to balance everything?

Thanks
Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by annex1: 11:00am On Aug 05, 2020
Is your Dad and Mom alive, and are they aware of this?

This looks simple but inter-personal relationships can go south real quick especially if your parents are not aware and may likely not approve.

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Nobody: 11:07am On Aug 05, 2020
annex1:
Is your Dad and Mom alive, and are they aware of this?

This looks simple but can go south real quick especially if your parents are not aware and would likely not approve.

My dad is not alive, and my mum is very much aware

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by annex1: 11:15am On Aug 05, 2020
So the problem seems to be the educational cred.

I dont know the kind of visa he wants to file for you.
I also dont know what non-educational visa type in UK requires applicant's educational credentials.

Lets wait for others.

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Nobody: 11:18am On Aug 05, 2020
annex1:
So the problem seems to be the educational cred.

I dont know the kind of visa he wants to file for you.
I also dont know what non-educational visa type in UK requires applicant's educational credentials.

Lets wait for others.
OK thanks
Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Cousin9999: 11:59am On Aug 05, 2020
Consult related government offices, and US and UK embassies.

This shouldn't be a major issue because women marry, change their name, and go abroad, so there has to be a way to address this.

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Vyzz: 12:12pm On Aug 05, 2020
Personally


I do prefer your current surname.....

It tells your origin... That's what a name should do...


Well for the question.... Yes it will

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by SoccerUSA(m): 12:17pm On Aug 05, 2020
dayoige:
Real quick!
I have a uncle in the UK who is a citizen and he assured me that if I can change my surname to his, he will fly me over to the UK.

I'm a 300L student studying economics here in Nigeria, and my name is D( This is the name I have in all my documents) and the surname my uncle want me to change to is 'Richard' so after changing my name it will look like this rd".


I want to apply for a change of name (to address the surname)

After doing the change of name I want to also apply for my National Identification Registration with (NIMC) which definitely I will have to do a new Birth Certificate with my new name.

Now my problem is this :
Will the change of surname affect my travelling documents if I want to apply for a visa, since the surname I have on my academic documents is different from my new surname?

What do you think I can do to balance everything?

Thanks


I hope those are not your real names anyways

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by dustydee: 12:44pm On Aug 05, 2020
dayoige:
Real quick!
I have a uncle in the UK who is a citizen and he assured me that if I can change my surname to his, he will fly me over to the UK.

I'm a 300L student studying economics here in Nigeria, and my name is .... ( This is the name I have in all my documents) and the surname my uncle want me to change to is 'Richard' so after changing my name it will look like this "Dayo Richard".

I want to apply for a change of name (to address the surname)

After doing the change of name I want to also apply for my National Identification Registration with (NIMC) which definitely I will have to do a new Birth Certificate with my new name.

Now my problem is this :
Will the change of surname affect my travelling documents if I want to apply for a visa, since the surname I have on my academic documents is different from my new surname?

What do you think I can do to balance everything?

Thanks


Which type of visa requires you to change your name to his? In my opinion, none. If he is applying for you to come as his son, still it is not a require plus you have to be under 18 years old for him to be able to do that.
Also, when filling the form, there is a section that asks if you have ever been known by another name. In this case you still have to state your name you changed.

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by moscobabs(m): 5:18pm On Aug 05, 2020
sad
Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by poiunt: 5:18pm On Aug 05, 2020
Sorry to disappoint you ...this method does not work again..background check will always catch up with you...

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by PoliteActivist: 5:18pm On Aug 05, 2020
Who surname EPP?

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by davibid: 5:18pm On Aug 05, 2020
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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Kusheer(m): 5:18pm On Aug 05, 2020
Don’t be a bastard nigga

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Freshfish4: 5:18pm On Aug 05, 2020
Beware of CHANGE. All that glitters is not gold, if you think I'm lying ask Buhari. I've said my own

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Nobody: 5:19pm On Aug 05, 2020
Is your uncle trying to Adopt you or you want to disown your father.

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by trisha01(f): 5:20pm On Aug 05, 2020
Ok
Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by airminem(f): 5:20pm On Aug 05, 2020
"DAYO RICHARD" NAME SOUND OKAY. BUT THIS ISNOT A SOCIAL PROBLEM. . I wonder..
Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Fuckingmallam45(m): 5:20pm On Aug 05, 2020
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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by monfizzy(m): 5:20pm On Aug 05, 2020
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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Beey(f): 5:20pm On Aug 05, 2020
dayoige:
Real quick!
I have a uncle in the UK who is a citizen and he assured me that if I can change my surname to his, he will fly me over to the UK.

I'm a 300L student studying economics here in Nigeria, and my name is .... ( This is the name I have in all my documents) and the surname my uncle want me to change to is 'Richard' so after changing my name it will look like this "Dayo Richard".

I want to apply for a change of name (to address the surname)

After doing the change of name I want to also apply for my National Identification Registration with (NIMC) which definitely I will have to do a new Birth Certificate with my new name.

Now my problem is this :
Will the change of surname affect my travelling documents if I want to apply for a visa, since the surname I have on my academic documents is different from my new surname?

What do you think I can do to balance everything?

Thanks


If you change your surname, you may have to change name on other documents as well. The biggest of all is DNA. Just pray they don’t request a DNA like US embassies do sometimes.I hope the UK are a bit laid back and won’t request a DNA test. Can your uncle try to get you there through more legit means like school? If they request a DNA and find out that you lied, you’ll never step foot into the UK.

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by kponkedenge(m): 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
And why would he give you such a condition before helping you?

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Xnofy: 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
dayoige:
Real quick!
I have a uncle in the UK who is a citizen and he assured me that if I can change my surname to his, he will fly me over to the UK.

I'm a 300L student studying economics here in Nigeria, and my name is ... ( This is the name I have in all my documents) and the surname my uncle want me to change to is 'Richard' so after changing my name it will look like this "Dayo Richard".

I want to apply for a change of name (to address the surname)

After doing the change of name I want to also apply for my National Identification Registration with (NIMC) which definitely I will have to do a new Birth Certificate with my new name.

Now my problem is this :
Will the change of surname affect my travelling documents if I want to apply for a visa, since the surname I have on my academic documents is different from my new surname?

What do you think I can do to balance everything?

Thanks



First of all why does he want u to change your surname? Why can't he just help u with your real surname intact?

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Abalado(f): 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
Two mumu lovers,,, what's the big deal in changing name,, since u they fear ur surname what changes does it added to ur life,,, mumu, u better change it before he change his mind on u,,

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by Sonnobax15(m): 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
undecided But dat 1 isn't a problem na.

you should be asking yourself diz question codedly..."wetin my own surname don help me achieve 4 diz life?"..."diz my surname fit ever make me enter airport talkless of to get me a visa"

after u don answer these questions,then,u go know wetin to do..

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by tammie24: 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
Don't do it

Not worth it

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by berbs: 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
Your uncle or sugar D?

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Re: I Want To Change My Surname, Will It Affect Me In Any Way (travel Wise) by dasauce(m): 5:21pm On Aug 05, 2020
Seriously!!... Like what sort of favour is this??

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