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Certified Copies of Arizona Certificates of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth and Fetal Death

 

Years Available:

    January 1, 2013 to the present. Our office issues certified copies of Arizona vital events: Births Resulting in Stillbirth and Fetal Death that have occurred since January 1, 2013 to the present.

 

What do we need certified copies for?

    Certified copies of Births Resulting in Stillbirth and Fetal Death Certificates are important family records. Original records are held in the state archives.

 

Where do I find your offices?

    Our offices are located valley wide and accessed easily from major highways. We are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. Please arrive by 4:00pm so we may best serve you. If you need to discuss a possible correction, please visit our Central Phoenix office only and speak with one of our Deputy Local Registrars.

 

More questions?

    Please call one of our Deputy Local Registrars at 602-506-6805.

 

How to apply for a certified copy?

 


Apply In Person:

We offer same day service for eligible applicants requesting certified copies from all 4 of our locations.

 

At our office, please be prepared to:

  1. Complete and sign an application
  2. Provide your current and valid government issued photo ID with your signature or have your application notarized
  3. Provide any additional factual documentation to prove relationship or eligibility as required
  4. Pay the appropriate fee
  5. Be certain you signed your application and provided a reliable phone number

 

Note: We will not be able to provide same day service for ineligible applicants or for applicants who do not have valid, signed, government issued photo ID

 

Apply by Mail:

Download applications and forms. The instructions for completing an application by mail are the same as above under Apply in Person.

 

Office of Vital Registration
PO Box 2111
Phoenix AZ 85001

 

Note: The average processing time for applications submitted through the mail is five business days from the date received by MCOVR

 

Expedited Service

VitalChek, Inc. is an independent company the state has partnered with to provide online ordering. Additional fees apply much like a UPS or FedEx service. The same rules and requirements concerning eligibility and possible required documents and fees apply when making a request. VitalChek, Inc. accepts major credit cards including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard®, or Visa®.

 

Acceptable Identification


Valid, Government Issued Photo ID with signature:

    Clear copies of FRONT and BACK of ID is REQUIRED
  • United States issued Driver’s License or Identification Card

  • United States Territories Driver’s License or Identification Card

  • United States Military Identification Card that contains bearer's signature (some do not)

  • Tribal Identification that contains bearer's signature

  • Passports – United States or Foreign issued

  • Visa – In a passport and the bearer's signature is on the passport not the Visa

  • Permanent Resident Card issued on or after May 11, 2010 which includes a signature

  • Resident Alien Card (Form I-551)

  • Employment Authorized Card (Forms I-766, I-688A or I-668B)

  • Temporary Resident Card (I-688)

 

Note: Expired, cracked, broken, taped or faded identification documents will not be accepted.

Eligibility Requirements

 

2016 Update

 

The State of Arizona recently revised the rules that govern how vital records are managed.

 

Please take a few moments to read carefully.

 

Who is Eligible to Apply in Arizona

  1. A parent of a fetus or a person who is of legal age and who is authorized by a parent of the fetus may request a certified or noncertified copy of a certificate of fetal death registration for the fetus
  2. For a parent whose name is not included in the registered fetal death record, documentation demonstrating that the person submitting the request is a parent of the fetus
  3. A person authorized by a parent of the fetus to receive a certified or noncertified copy of the certificate of fetal death registration for the fetus
  4. Only persons 18 years of age or older may obtain a certified copy of a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. In addition, to protect the confidentiality rights of our citizens, Arizona law specifies that only the parents listed on the record or another person authorized by one of the parents may obtain a certified copy of a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth

Fees


    $20.00 - Per certified copy

 

    $30.00 - For corrections. Fee includes the corrected certified copy

 

    $  5.00 - Non certified copy for Gov’t Agency use only

 

 

Accepted Forms of Payment


    MasterCard and Visa

 

    Money Order

 

    Cashier’s Check

 

    Cash is only accepted in person

 

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Four Locations:

 

NEW Location!

North Valley
2423 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 110
Phoenix, AZ 85021
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Central Valley
3221 N 16th St
Phoenix AZ 85016
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East Valley
4419 E Main St
Mesa AZ 85205
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West Valley
1850 N. 95th Ave.
Suite 182
Phoenix, AZ 85037
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Contact and Hours:

Ph: 602-506-6805
Hrs: 8:00am-4:30pm

Please arrive by 4:00pm

 

Fees:

$20-Certified Copy
$30-Corrections
$5-Non certified copy (for Gov’t Agency use only)

 

Forms of Payment:
• Visa or MasterCard
• Money Order
• Cashier’s Check
• Cash
(in person ONLY)

 

How to Apply:
• In person
• By Mail
• Online (fees apply)