You are here: APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME FOR AN ENTIRE FAMILY
ATTENTION: You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation:
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.
DO NOT USE THESE FORMS TO:
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
The Arizona Office of Vital Records located at 1818 W. Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85007 is open between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. Free covered parking is available one block east on 18th Avenue between Van Buren and Adams
streets. You may also call Vital Records at 602-364-1300. (You may experience lengthy hold times.)
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:
ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process.
Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.
Request a Change of Name for a Family
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:
Procedures: How to File a Change of Name With This Court
Civil Cover Sheet
Application for Change of Name for a Family
Notice of Hearing Regarding Application for Change of Name
Consent of Parent to Name Change of Other Parent and Waiver of Notice
Consent of Spouse to Name Change of an Adult and Waiver of Notice
Consent of Parent to Name Change of a Minor Child and Waiver of Notice
Consent of Minor to Name Change
Affidavit of Service by Certified Mail
Order Changing Name for a Family