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GN 00308.009: Arizona Vital Records

  • Effective Dates: 09/08/2017 - Present
  • Effective Dates: 04/20/2018 - Present
  • TN 24 (07-04)
  • GN 00308.009 Arizona Vital Records
  • A. Process
  • Marriage/divorce records are available from the Clerk of Superior Court for each county at the address listed below.
  • B. Procedure - State sources
  • 1. Address and FO Code Vital Records Dept. of Health Services P.O. Box 3887 Phoenix, AZ 85030
  • 1. Address and FO Code Vital Records Dept. of Health Services 1818 W. Adams Street Phoenix, AZ 85007
  • FO Code 913
  • NOTE: Obtain divorce/marriage records from the Clerk of Superior Court in County where divorce was granted or license issued. See the list of counties in GN 00308.009C.
  • NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from the Office of Vital Records . In addition, you can find EIN information here .
  • 2. Cost of Copy:
  • The cost for a birth record is $20.00. Death - $20.00, Marriage /Divorce - varies.
  • 3. Type of Payment:
  • Money order, traveler’s check, cashier’s check, credit/debit card
  • 4. Remarks:
  • The claimant needs a current State-issued picture identification with signature (or a photocopy of same) to acquire a birth or death record. (There is no change in certification requirements for SSA.) If the picture ID has no signature, then a notarized signature must be presented also. State individual's relationship to the requestor (e.g., self, spouse, parent) as well as the need for the birth record.
  • Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? Yes, but hardship or suspected fraud cases only and the request must be documented to show these conditions exist.
  • C. List of counties
  • See the list of counties for marriage/divorce record requests.