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On January 1, 2015 the Arizona Department of Health Services Office of Vital Records Lobby at 1818 W. Adams Phoenix, AZ 85007 will be closing the public lobbyPDF. Mail-in services will still be available.

El 1 de enero de 2015 la recepción de la Oficina del Registro Civil del Departamento de Servicios de Salud de Arizona, ubicada en el 1818 W. Adams, Phoenix , AZ 85007, estará cerrada al público.PDF. Los servicios por correo seguirán estando disponibles.

In observance of Veterans Day, the State Office of Vital Records will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Normal business hours will resume on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:00 am.

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.