PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart GN – GeneralChapter 003 – EvidenceSubchapter 08 – Sources and Fees for State and Local Vital Statistics RecordsTransmittal No. 53, 09/02/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
GN 00308.009 Arizona Vital Records
Section B.4 Remarks
Updated the sentence: "Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No. " to reflect the new process.
Updated the link for the list of counties for marriage/divorce record requests.
Marriage/divorce records are available from the Clerk of Superior Court for each county at the address listed below.
FO Code 913
NOTE: Obtain divorce/marriage records from the Clerk of Superior Court in County where divorce was granted or license issued. See the list of counties in GN 00308.009C.
NOTE: You can find the most up-to-date information from the Office of
Vital Records . In addition, you can find EIN information here .
The cost for a birth record is $20.00. Death - $20.00, Marriage /Divorce - varies.
Money order, traveler’s check, cashier’s check, credit/debit card
The claimant needs a current State-issued picture identification with signature (or a photocopy of same) to acquire a birth or death record. (There is no change in certification requirements for SSA.) If the picture ID has no signature, then a notarized signature must be presented also. State individual's relationship to the requestor (e.g., self, spouse, parent) as well as the need for the birth record.
Can FO verify, certify, or obtain free copy of birth/death record? No.
See the list
of counties for marriage/divorce record requests.