The change of name and surname continues to attract great interest from citizens without a court decision. In this context, 260.157 people corrected their surname and 124.032 people corrected their names.
The following statements were made in the statement made by the Ministry of Interior; The regulation, which allows for changes in meaning due to spelling, spelling or the use of correction marks, which are not suitable for general morality and considered to be ridiculous by the society, continues to be considered relevant by citizens. Thanks to the application, 2017 thousand 260 people have corrected their surnames and 157 thousand 124 people have corrected their names since 32.
With the amendment made in the Population Services Law No.5490 in 2017, the names and surnames that are written in violation of Article 3 of the Surname Law and have meaning changes due to the use of spelling and spelling errors or correction marks, with the decision of the provincial and district administrative board, a one-off court decision. it was allowed to be changed without seeking. In 2019, the period determined by the temporary article added to the Population Services Law No.375 with the Law on Amendments to Certain Laws and Decree Law No.5490 was extended for another 3 years. In addition to this, with the new provision added to the article, it was allowed to change the names that were not suitable for general morality and considered ridiculous by the society, by provincial or district administrative boards without seeking a court decision.
CORRECTED 260.157 PEOPLE'S SURNAME AND 124.032 PEOPLE'S NAMES
The regulation has received intense interest from citizens who have difficulties due to the stated reasons and want to change the name and surname. Thanks to the application, 2017 people have corrected their surnames and 260.157 people since 124.032, "Çoşkun, Uğuz, İşik, Çinar, Top, Kör, Aydin, Dalkıç, Turğut, Kahriman etc." The surnames and the names "Rabiye, Hava, Esme, Yunis, Ümüt, Memet, Sümeyya, Firdes, Perişan, Sadet, etc." were changed by provincial and district administrative boards without seeking a court decision.
THESE NAMES HAVE BEEN CORRECTED IN THE SCOPE OF THE APPLICATION
A maximum of 894 people across the country changed the name "Rabiye" to "Rabia" without seeking a court order. It was followed by Hava with 836, Esme with 526, Yunis with 497 and Ümüt with 479, respectively.
"ÇOŞKUN" AND "UĞUZ" WERE PLACED AMONG THE MOST CORRECTED SURNAMES "
Within the scope of the applications made to the provincial and district population directorates throughout the country, 766 people changed the surname "Çoşkun" to "Coşkun". It was followed by Uğuz with 645, İşik with 563, Çinar with 472, Top with 385.
ISTANBUL TAKES THE FIRST RANK IN THE CHANGE OF NAME AND SURNAME
Our city with the most name and surname corrections was "Istanbul". To date, 19.271 names and 45.332 surnames have been changed.
Following Istanbul; "Ankara" with 7.001 pieces, "İzmir" with 4.254, "Diyarbakır" with 3.361, "Antalya" with 3.154, "Adana" with 3.013, "Bursa" with 2.940, "Şanlıurfa" with 2.633, 2.628 "Konya" was listed as the provinces with the most name corrections.
"Şanlıurfa" with 14.904, "Ankara" with 14.661, "Diyarbakır" with 9.536, "Bursa" with 8.260, "İzmir" with 7.823, "Van" with 7.647, "Gaziantep" with 7.549, 6.599 "Adana" with 6.476 and “Kayseri” were the provinces with the highest number of surnames corrections.
APPLICATION WILL CONTINUE UNTIL DECEMBER 6, 2022
Thanks to the application, the workload of the courts for the correction of names and surnames was reduced and the bureaucratic processes were shortened.
Citizens will be able to benefit from the application that allows for the change of names and surnames that have meaning changes due to spelling and spelling errors or not using correction marks, which are not suitable for general morality, and which are regarded as ridiculous by the society, with the decision of the provincial and district administrative board without seeking a one-time court decision. .