ORDER YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE
Order a Maricopa County (AZ) birth certificate online and avoid waiting in line at the vital records office. Complete an easy form to get a certified copy of a Maricopa County birth certificate mailed to you.
Many government bureaus are processing online and mail-in applications although they are closed to the general public. Turnaround times in government agencies may be affected during the quarantine. Applying for a vital records certificate now is advisable since it allows citizens to secure their vital records as soon as possible. Regardless of whether you need a certified copy of a vital records certificate for a specific need or to keep on file, complete your application today.
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Citizens born in Maricopa County or Phoenix are issued a Arizona birth certificate as soon as their birth is officially registered.
This essential legal document is a mandatory requirement for several U.S. official processes, such as when a Maricpa citizen needs to:
If your Maricopa County, Arizona birth certificate got lost, stolen, or was misplaced or destroyed —even partially— you will have to obtain a Maricopa birth certificate replacement.
Applying for a legally-valid copy of a Maricopa County, (AZ) vital record can conveniently be done online, eliminating the need to wait in line at a vital statistics office.
Ordering a Maricopa County, Arizona birth certificate online is a quick and straightforward procedure. The form takes no more than 10 minutes to complete and we provide personalized instructions to help you complete your birth certificate application with ease.
Once your Maricopa birth certificate replacement application has been processed, you will receive an official copy of your vital record at home.
These are the specific types of birth certificate copies that can be issued in Maricopa County, Arizona:
Long-form authorized copies are the only certificates that can be provided to prove identity, nationality, and age and are necessary for several bureaucratic processes such as applying for a U.S. passport or Social Security number.
Official copies carry the registrar’s raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal, as well as the registrar’s signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar’s office.
To order an authorized copy of an Maricopa County (AZ) birth certificate:
Your certified copy will be issued and sent by mail to the address printed on your self-addressed postage-paid envelope.
Copies of Maricopa County Birth and Death Certificates may be ordered by mailing your application package to the following address:
Arizona Department of Health Services
Office of Vital Records
1818 W. Adams,
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Alternatively, Maricopa County citizens born in or around Phoenix, Town of Gilbert, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Chandler, Peoria, amongst other locations, can also order a certified copy of their birth certificate at the Maricopa County Clerk’s Office.
Citizens of the rest of Maricopa County who prefer to submit their birth certificate application in person, may do so at the following address during walk-in hours —although this usually entails waiting in line:
Maricopa County Office of Vital Registration
3221 N. 16th Street, Suite 100
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Please note that as of October 1st, 2020, U.S. citizens and residents must have a REAL ID-compliant driving license or ID card to enter federal facilities and board commercial aircrafts. Requirements to obtain a REAL ID may include proof of identity, such as a certified copy of the birth certificate.
To get a certified copy of a Maricopa County, Arizona birth certificate, you will need to complete the online birth certificate application with the following personal data:
Applicants submitting their birth certificate application by mail may be asked to sign the application form in the presence of a notary public as well as provide a sworn statement. Citizens filing their Maricopa County birth certificate application in person may be required to sign their form in the clerk’s presence upon arrival eliminating the need to have it notarized.
Some applicants may be required to comply with additional conditions or provide additional documentation alongside the Maricopa County birth certificate application depending on their relationship with the certificate holder.
For example, proof of guardianship, marriage, a court order, or copies of vital records may be needed to verify the relationship between the applicant and the person named on the certificate.
An official copy of a Maricopa County birth certificate can be ordered by:
Please note that the documentation that must be presented alongside the Maricopa birth certificate application may vary depending on the person requesting the vital record.
If you need to use your birth certificate outside the U.S territory, your document should bear an apostille to grant it legal validity abroad.
This can be obtained by mail. Simply send your official birth certificate, together with the apostille fee to the Secretary of State’s office in a self-addressed postage-paid envelope. Make sure to have Certificate of Authentication Request at hand. Certain counties may have additional requirements.
Arizona Authentications Unit street address:
Secretary of State
Attn: Apostille Dept.
1700 W. Washington Street, Fl. 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
Arizona Authentications unit (in person):
State Capitol Executive Tower
1700 W. Washington Street
Requesting a copy of a Maricopa County, Arizona (AZ) birth certificate carries a fee.The filing fee of each copy of a Maricopa, Arizona birth certificate is $25.
Accepted payment methods include personal checks, money orders, cashier checks, and business checks.
Please note that the fee for your Maricopa birth certificate application may vary depending on whether you submit it at the state vital records office or at the county vital records office.
In most cases, your Maricopa birth certificate order will be filled within 8-10 weeks. However, some vital records may take longer due to peak demand periods.
You will then receive your certified copy of the Maricopa, Arizona (AZ) birth certificate by post, delivered right to your door. Once you have mailed the application, along with a copy of a photo ID and the fees, the vital records office will process your request.
Unfortunately, rush orders are not available for Maricopa vital records. Therefore, it is advisable to request a copy of your birth certificate ahead of time so as to avoid delays.
Maricopa citizens in urgent need of a certified copy of a birth certificate may apply in person at Maricopa County Clerk’s office. Although this usually requires an appoitnment in line for hours, it may result in same-day delivery if the applicant visits the office where the birth was originally recorded.
The following is a complete list of Vital Records and Public Health offices that can provide birth certificate copies in Arizona.
Keep in mind that the Maricopa County Clerk’s office may sometimes process requests faster than the state vital records office. Regardless of whether the birth certificate you require is found or not, a non-refundable search fee will be charged.
1818 W. Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85007
P.O. Box 6018, Phoenix, AZ 85005
Coconino County Health and Human Services - Vital Records
2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
3221 N. 16th Street, Suite 100 (Main Office)
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
P.O. Box 2111, Phoenix AZ 85001
3950 S. Country Club Road Ste. 100
Tucson, Arizona 85714
Pinal County Office of Vital Records
P.O. Box 2945, Pinal, Arizona 85132
Yavapai County Office of Vital Records
1090 Commerce Drive, Prescott, Arizona 86305
The most convenient way to get a certified copy of a Maricopa birth certificate is to apply online.
Once you have filled out your Maricopa birth certificate application and gathered the necessary documentation, you may post your application package to the following address:
Arizona Department of Health Services
1818 W. Adams,
Phoenix, AZ 85007
The agency will then issue the Maricopa birth certificate and you will receive it by mail at your chosen address.
Should you prefer to file your Maricopa birth certificate application in person, you may do so at the county vital records office as well. Please note that the fees may vary between the state and county offices, so make sure you inquire about the fees wherever you are submitting your application.
To request a certified copy of a Maricopa County birth certificate you must be a qualified requestor (see eligible citizens above) and fill the form with the following details:
Each copy of a government-issued Maricopa County, Arizona (AZ) birth certificate carries a fee of $20 per copy.
It is advisable to order more than one copy of a Maricopa County birth certificate within the same form to keep on file for future use or for your records. Additional copies of a birth certificate requested within the same order form carry the same fees as the first document.