The Fastest Way To Request An Arizona Birth Certificate

Birth Certificates The Fastest Way To Request An Arizona Birth Certificate

How to Get Your Arizona Birth Certificate

The Arizona birth certificate is a document issued as proof of an individual's citizenship status, identity, and age. They are a requirement when applying for a passport, obtaining a social security number, getting a driver's license, enrolling in school, or gaining employment and other state benefits.

To get certified copies, you file a formal request with the state government. Unfortunately, this process is not easy. You need to fill in the request form, have it notarized, print, sign, and mail it with a money/check order and copies of the government-issued ID to the Arizona vital records office.

To save you the hassle of going to the banks and post office, you can get the certified copy request sent on your behalf. This article shows how you can obtain your Arizona birth certificate with the help of DoNotPay.

Who Can Get a Birth Certificate Copy in Arizona?

In Arizona, birth records are restricted. This means the general public cannot access vital records to protect citizens' sensitive information. You can only apply for a certified birth certificate Arizona copy if you are:

  • The subject of the certificate
  • The father or mother of the person named on the state of Arizona birth certificate
  • The child of the subject of the certificate
  • The spouse of the registrant's sibling
  • A grandchild of the subject of the certificate
  • Paternal or maternal grandparent of the person in the record
  • The legal representative or guardian of the subject of the certificate
  • The legal representative of an adoptive parent, registrant's parent, or guardian.
  • The appointed person as registrant's conservator
  • The holder of a court order for issuance of copies of the certificate
  • The adoption agency that represents biological parents
  • Part of a government agency

Arizona Vital Records Information

City/County/State OfficeContact Address and Phone NumberBirth Certificate Processing Fee
Arizona Vital Records1818 West Adams Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Phone: 877-803-0609

Fax: 866-346-1904

$20.00

How to Get Arizona Birth Certificates by Yourself

You can request a new Arizona birth certificate or a certified copy to replace a lost birth certificate. There are three ways to apply for the copies:

In-Person
  • Complete an application form
  • Sign it
  • Provide your valid photo ID
  • Bring additional documents to establish eligibility, like legal interest or proof of relationship
  • Pay the appropriate fee
By Mail
  • Complete and print the application for certified copies of the birth certificate.
  • Sign the application.
  • Attach a clear copy of a valid government-issued photo ID or have the signature notarized on your application form.
  • Include additional documents required to establish eligibility, such as legal interest or proof of relationship.
  • Include the fee per copy and check suitable forms of payment
  • Make sure to enclose a clear copy (back and front) of the current signed and government-issued ID, acceptable fee and payment type, and additional proof of eligibility.
  • Mail the application to: Arizona Office of Vital Records, 1818 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Expedited Online Ordering
  • The Arizona Bureau of vital records accepts online orders besides the expedited services. Vital Check is an authorized ordering source for birth certificates online Arizona processing by the issuing government agency.

How Much Does It Cost to Get A Birth Certificate In Arizona?

The cost of each certified copy of birth records in Arizona is $20. For significant changes and corrections made to vital records, the fee is $30, including one certified copy with eligible changes. For a non-certified copy of birth records, the cost is $5. They are only for limited purposes like genealogy and research, and applicants need to meet the eligibility.

Accepted payment methods include:

  1. Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover
  2. Money order
  3. Cashier's check
  4. Cash (only for in-person requests)

International customers should include prepaid return postage on all Arizona birth certificate requests. They should also provide a valid email. Applications without complete return postage are not processed.

What are Complete Applications for Arizona Birth Certificates?

To be considered complete and valid for processing, applications should include the following information:

  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth indicating the county, city, and name of the hospital where the birth occurred
  • Mother's last name, and, if married, the father's information
  • Your relationship to the subject of the certificate
  • The applicant's signature and copy of a valid government-issued ID
  • Original proof of relationships, such as marriage certificates, trusts, and wills

How to Get a Copy of a Birth Certificate in Arizona Using DoNotPay?

If you want to order or get a birth certificate copy in Arizona but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 8 easy steps:

  1. Go to the Birth Certificates product on DoNotPay.
  2. Select who the certificate is for (you or a loved one). If you are requesting a copy of someone else's certificate, enter their personal details, and upload evidence that proves your relationship.
  3. Enter the location you or your loved one was born in, so we can complete the form specific to your state.
  4. Enter the name(s) of the parent(s) as displayed on the certificate.
  5. Indicate what you will be using this certificate for, and choose whether you need an authorized or certified copy.
  6. Enter your contact information and shipping address. Upload copies of your government-issued identification, such as a driver's license.
  7. Choose whether you would like to electronically sign this form or not. Once we generate the form, verify that all of the information is correct.
  8. If you need the document to be notarized, schedule a notarization appointment using our Notary product. Otherwise, proceed to our Mail Checks product and let DoNotPay mail in your request form with a check on your behalf.

Final Takeaway

If you need extra copies or have lost your birth certificate, the DoNotPay birth certificate product walks you through questions to generate a completed request form. When you confirm each item, we mail the form to the state vital records office with a check to cover application charges on your behalf. Moreover, if the application requires notarization, we help schedule online appointments through a virtual notary product.

DoNotPay service is fast, accurate, and secure. What's more, using DoNotPay is a more affordable and easier way to request birth certificates. Sign up today for our birth certificate product!

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