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CORRECT (AMEND) A BIRTH CERTIFICATE for an ADULT
  • You were born in the state of Arizona, you are 18 or older, and there is an error on your birth certificate.
  • You already asked the Office of Vital Records if it was a correction they could make for FREE - and the answer was "No."
  • You want the Court to issue an Order to correct that error.
  • You are prepared to present a certified copy of your Arizona birth certificate that contains the incorrect information.
  • You are able to present evidence supporting what you say is the correct information, AND
  • You understand that if the evidence you have present with this Petition or that you bring to court with you is not enough to satisfy the Court:
    • You may be ordered to return to court with more/other supporting information, or
    • Your case may be dismissed and you will not receive a refund of any court fees.
You may not use this packet to:
  • Request a legal name change,*
  • Change the identity of either parent, or
  • Establish paternity if no one is listed as the father.
* There are separate packets available from the Self-Service Center to request a change of name.
This page contains court forms and instructions on how to ask the Court to Order the Arizona Office of Vital Records to correct the Arizona birth record of a person more than 18 years old.

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
Correct a Birth Certificate for an ADULT CVAB1 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 Instructions: How to Fill Out Forms to Request Court Order to Amend a Birth Certificate CVAB10i PDF PDF
2 Procedures: What to do after you have completed all forms CVAB10p PDF PDF
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Civil Cover Sheet CV10f PDF PDF
2 Petition for Court Order to Amend a (Arizona) Birth Certificate CVAB11f PDF PDF
3 Court Order to Amend Birth Certificate CVAB81f PDF PDF
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