Office of Vital Records


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Welcome to the official web site for the Office of Vital Records for the State of Arizona. We hope you find this web site both helpful and informative. If you have any comments or suggestions, please email us.

Our customer service lobby is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. However, in order to receive service, you will need to arrive before 4:00 p.m. All customers who arrive after 4:00 p.m. will be able to receive information only.  

The Office of Vital Records is responsible for maintaining and issuing certified copies of vital records, including birth, death, fetal death certificates and certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth for events that occurred in Arizona. The Office of Vital Records officially began recording birth and death events in July, 1909. However, it maintains a sampling of delayed birth records of Arizona citizens (from 1855) and death records (from 1877) from other sources.

Each state maintains its own vital records. If you are looking for a birth or death record from another state, you must contact that state's vital records office. Birth and death records for events that occurred in other states are not available from Arizona's Office of Vital Records.