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  • You are a resident of the county where you are filing this request, AND,
  • You want to ask the Court to change the name of your family (yourself and/or your spouse and/or minor children), AND,
  • You are either the husband/father or wife/mother of that family.
  • You are prepared under penalty of perjury to inform the Court whether you have ever been convicted of a felony and whether there are any pending charges against you for a felony or other offense involving false statements or misrepresentation of identity, AND,
  • You understand the name change will neither harm your rights nor release you from any obligations or liabilities incurred under your current name, AND,
  • You are not changing your name to that of another person for the purpose of committing any crime or furthering any offense involving fraud or misrepresentation of identity.

  • Change your name because you got married.
  • Add a father's name to birth certificates or establish paternity.
NOTE: For information about name changes that can be obtained without going to court, such as to correct a birth certificate within five years of birth, visit the web site of the Arizona Office of Vital Records at:

The State Vital Records Office at 1818 W. Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85007, is only available for mail-in service. Vital Records general telephone number is 602-364-1300. Please call for another walk-in location. A fee is required for a change to any birth certificate.
This page contains court forms and instructions on how to ask the Court to change your family's name. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.

Title File English Spanish
Request a Change of Name for a Family CVNCF1 PDF PDF

The individual forms and instructions below are already included in the Packet(s) above. If you choose to download the documents individually, make sure you get ALL of the instructions and ALL of the forms. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Order Title File English Spanish
1 Procedures: How to File a Change of Name With This Court cvncf10p PDF PDF
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Civil Cover Sheet cv10f PDF PDF
2 Application for Change of Name for a Family cvncf11f PDF PDF
3 Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Change of Name cvnc18f PDF PDF
4 Parental Waiver of Notice cvnc15f PDF PDF
5 Marital Waiver of Notice cvnc16f PDF PDF
6 Optional Consent of Parent to Name Change of a Minor and Waiver of Notice cvnc17f PDF PDF
7 Consent of Minor to Name Change cvnc13f PDF PDF
8 Affidavit of Service by Certified Mail cvnc24f PDF PDF
9 Order Changing Name for a Family cvncf81f PDF PDF
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