Birth Certificates

We are OPEN for walk in service for issuance.  However, we are only offering appointments for all requests to change or update an AZ birth or death certificate or to register a Home Birth. 

Please call 602-506-6805 to schedule an appointment and listen carefully to the message and select the option that best suits your service need.

We thank you for your patience and know we look forward to continue providing you outstanding service!

Three Ways to Apply 

In Person

We have 4 locations across the valley to serve you Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. Same day service for eligible, complete applications!  

Tip! Be sure to bring your current, signed, photo ID, fee and all documents necessary to establish lawful eligibility.  Please see below.


Complete applications with all required fees and information are usually processed within one (1) week. 

Tip! Attach a clear photocopy (Front and Back) of your current, signed, photo ID. Include any additional forms or documents required and submit with full fee. Be sure to check you have met all lawful eligibility requirements. Please see below.


Online ordering through a separate company, VitalChek is available. Additional processing fees and charges for expedited service in addition to the fee per certified copy ordered. All the rules and requirements for in person and mail applications apply.

No matter which way you choose to apply, there are 3 main steps:

Step 1

Check to ensure the person applying is eligible to apply under state law

Step 2

Complete and sign the application


Pay the appropriate fee


  • All documents submitted will be reviewed and verified before we are able to fulfill the service request.
  • All non-English language documents submitted as evidentiary supporting documentation must be accompanied by a certified translation, please. No exceptions. Thank you.
  1. Office of Vital Registration

    Phone: 602-506-6805


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Please arrive by 4 p.m.

    Multiple Locations

    Maricopa Vital Records Website