Birth Certificates

  1. How to Apply
  2. Who is Eligible to Apply
  3. How to Make a Correction
  4. Questions

Three Ways to Apply - In Person, Mail, Online Expedited

  • Complete and sign the application
  • Check to ensure the person applying is eligible to apply under state law**
  • Pay the appropriate fee

Note: 

  • 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.
  • Need to make a correction or request a change to a record?  Please see 'Change a Birth Certificate' page.

 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, valid ID and present with your signed application and fee.

Mail

Complete, signed applications with all required fees and information are usually processed within one week. Quick and with NO additional fees!

Tip!  Make a photocopy (Front and Back) of your current, valid, signed, photo ID.  Attach or photocopy any factual documentation or additional forms required and submit with your signed application and fee.

Online

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 the rules and requirements for in person and mail applications apply.

Further Questions?  

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  1. Office of Vital Registration

    Phone: 602-506-6805

    Hours

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

    Multiple Locations

    Maricopa Vital Records Website