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APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME OF A MINOR CHILD
  • You want to ask the Court to change the name of a person under 18 years of age who resides in the county where you are filing this request, AND,
  • You are that child's parent or guardian.
DO NOT USE THESE FORMS TO 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: http://www.hs.state.az.us/vitalrcd

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 the name of a minor child. 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.

Packets
Title File English Spanish
Request a Change of Name for a Minor Child CVNCM1 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:

Instructions
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Procedures: How to File a Change of Name With This Court cvncm10p PDF PDF
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Civil Cover Sheet cv10f PDF PDF
2 Application for Change of Name for a Minor Child cvncm11f PDF PDF
3 Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Change of Name cvnc18f PDF PDF
4 Optional Consent of Parent to Name Change of a Minor Child and Waiver of Notice cvnc17f PDF PDF
5 Consent of Minor to Name Change cvnc13f PDF PDF
6 Affidavit of Service by Certified Mail cvnc24f PDF PDF
7 Order Changing Name of a Minor Child cvncm81f PDF PDF
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