You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation:

  • 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 presented 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 Law Library Resource Center to request a change of name.

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

Correct a Birth Certificate for an ADULT - CVAB1

Or download instructions and forms individually


Instructions: How to Fill Out Forms to Request Court Order to Amend a Birth Certificate - CVAB10i


Procedures: What to do after you have completed all forms - CVAB10p


Civil Cover Sheet - CV10f


Petition for Court Order to Amend a (Arizona) Birth Certificate - CVAB11f


Court Order to Amend Birth Certificate - CVAB81f

Disclaimer: The files included within the Law Library Resource Center's website are copyrighted. Users have permission to use the files, forms, and information for any lawful purpose. The files and forms are not intended to be used to engage in the unauthorized practice of law. The Court assumes no responsibility and accepts no liability tor actions taken by the users of these documents, including reliance on their contents. All files are under continual revision. If you are not using these forms right away, or if you plan to use them repeatedly, we strongly recommend that you check the site regularly to determine whether the files you are using have been updated.

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